The U.S. Institute for Science and International Security has found that Iran could “break out” and produce a nuclear bomb with its existing centrifuges and uranium stockpiles in as little as one month. Talks between Iran and the six Western powers continue, while centrifuges continue to whirl.

What should the U.S. do now? What should Israel do now?

Join us as our three panelists., experts in their respective fields, discuss these issues. J.E. Dyer discusses the strategic considerations in the Middle East. Elan Journo discusses the issues from the U.S. perspective. Rick Richman discusses the issues from the Israeli perspective.

Followed by what we anticipate will be a spirited discussion with the audience.


J.E. (Jennifer) Dyer is a retired US Naval intelligence officer who served around the world, afloat and ashore, from 1983 to 2004. Her Cold War years were spent in anti-submarine warfare and military operational planning. After the Soviet Union collapsed, her emphasis shifted, with much of her community, to aerial targeting and campaign planning. Jennifer served in naval operations throughout the world, as well as in joint operations in the Balkans and the Persian Gulf in the 1990s. She was the first woman to deploy for operations in submarines in the Mediterranean Sea, in the early 1990s. As a Navy Commander, her final assignment was as the chief intelligence officer for the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group from 2001-2004. With the Nimitz Strike Group, she deployed for Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom in 2003. She lives in the “Inland Empire” of southern California, blogging as The Optimistic Conservative. J. E. Dyer’s articles have appeared at Hot Air, the Commentary blog,, The Daily Caller, The Jewish Press, The Weekly Standard online, and the blog Liberty Unyielding.

Elan Journo is a fellow and director of policy research at the Ayn Rand Institute. His book, Winning the Unwinnable War: America’s Self-Crippled Response to Islamic Totalitarianism, analyzes post-9/11 U.S. foreign policy from the perspective of Rand’s philosophy. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Journal of International Security Affairs, and the Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, and in popular media outlets, including, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, and Canada’s Globe and Mail. Mr. Journo has briefed Congressional staffers and spoken at numerous campuses, including Stanford, Berkeley, UCLA, USC, New York University, George Mason
University, and the U.S. Naval Academy.

Rick Richman is a graduate of Harvard College and NYU Law School. He edits “Jewish Current Issues.” His articles and posts have appeared in American Thinker, Commentary Magazine, Contentions, The Jewish Journal, The Jewish Press, The New York Sun, and PJMedia. Norman Podhoretz described him as a “highly regarded blogger.”

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EVENT: Iran: The Timebomb – Expert Panel Discussion, Monday, Nov 18

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