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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August 17, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin joins Voice of America's Issues in the News to discuss Iraq, Ukraine, and the differences in foreign policy strategy that exist between President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton:
August 14, 2014South Asia Center Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al-Monitor about US-Iranian volleyball diplomacy.
August 13, 2014President Barack Obama is clearly not happy about ordering U.S. military intervention in Iraq again.But with Islamic State militants (ISIS) terrifyingly close to the Kurdish capital, Irbil, and 40,000 members of a religious minority facing death on a mountaintop, Obama…
August 08, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin joins Voice of America's Issues in the News to discuss the US-Africa Leaders Summit as well as the ongoing crises in Iraq, Israel and Gaza, and Ukraine:
August 07, 2014Natural Gas Daily quotes South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin on how Russia's relationship with Iran may affect affect nuclear negotiations with the P5+1 countries:
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.