Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center
TopicsIran Nuclear Program, Syrian Conflict, US policy in the Middle East , US-Iran Relations
RegionsEgypt, Iran, Middle East, Syria
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September 11, 2014President Barack Obama is right to focus on the responsibility of the Sunni Muslim world to attack and expunge the cancer that is the militant group calling itself the Islamic State (IS).The group's perversion of Islam in the service ofâ€¦
September 11, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin joins Huffington Post Live to discuss the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham on the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks:
September 10, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al-Monitor on the new round of peace talks proposed by Israeli Labor Party Leader Isaac Herzog:
September 06, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin joins Voice of America's Issues in the News to discuss Ukraine, Ebola, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, and Israel:
September 05, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al-Monitor on the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran's nuclear program:
A career journalist, Slavin previously served as assistant managing editor for world and national security of The Washington Times, senior diplomatic reporter for USA TODAY, Cairo correspondent for The Economist, and as an editor at the New York Times Week in Review.
She has covered such key foreign policy issues as the US-led war on terrorism, policy toward "rogue" states, the Iran-Iraq war, and the Arab-Israeli conflict. She has traveled to Iran nine times, most recently to report on the inauguration of Iran's new president Hassan Rouhani. Slavin also served as a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where she wrote Bitter Friends, and as a senior fellow at the US Institute of Peace, where she researched and wrote the report Mullahs, Money and Militias: How Iran Exerts Its Influence in the Middle East.