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The Price of Inaction: Energy and Economic Effects of a Nuclear Iran


WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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Iran’s nuclear program is among the most pressing national security challenges facing the United States. Making an informed judgment about which policy to pursue requires considering risks of stopping Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the costs of failing to do so. Indeed, the consequences of a nuclear Iran are not limited to geopolitical risk, but carry a substantial economic risk too.

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Iran Task Force released an analysis of the impact of a nuclear Iran on global oil prices and the subsequent effect on the U.S. economy.

Read the Report: The Price of Inaction: An Analysis of Energy and Economic Effects of a Nuclear Iran

View the Infographic: The Energy and Economic Effects of a Nuclear Iran


Senator Charles Robb 
Former Governor and U.S. Senator (D-VA)
Co-chair, BPC Iran Task Force

Ambassador Dennis Ross
Counselor, The Washington Institute
Member, BPC Iran Task Force

Dr. Daniel Ahn
Chief Commodities Economist, Citigroup
Member, BPC Iran Task Force

Steve Rademaker
Principle, Podesta Group
Member, BPC Iran Task Force

Dr. Michael Makovsky
Director, BPC Foreign Policy Project

Moderated by

Susan Glasser
Executive Editor, Foreign Policy Report