Today, Sunday, August 26, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. PST, there will be a live debate between Dr. Muhammad Sahimi and Mr. Menashe Amir. You can watch the video streaming below, or go to the links below. The debate is about Iran and Israel.
Menashe Amir is an Israeli expert on Iran and Arab Affairs, formerly head of the Israel Broadcasting Authority’s Persian language division and the chief editor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Persian language website. (source: http://www.isracast.com/expert.aspx?ID=12&name=Menashe-Amir)
Muhammad Sahimi is professor of chemical engineering and materials science and the NIOC Chair in petroleum engineering at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In addition to his scientific research, he has been writing about Iran’s political developments and nuclear program. He is the lead political columnist for the website PBS/Frontline/Tehran Bureau that is dedicated to news and analysis about Iran, and contributes regularly to Antiwar.com. His articles have also been published in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, the Wall Street Journal, Harvard International Review, and The Progressive among others. (Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/muhammad-sahimi/#blogger_bio)
And here’s a video clip of the debate: