Barbara Slavin

Director, Future of Iran Initiative, Atlantic Council

Barbara Slavin is director of the Future of Iran Initiative and a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, a lecturer in international affairs at George Washington University. She is the author of Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the US and the Twisted Path to Confrontation (2007), she is a regular commentator on US foreign policy and Iran on NPR, PBS, and C-SPAN.
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.

FRINGE EVENTEngaging Iran – European and transatlantic perspectives on the JCPOA and security in the Gulf – 6 May 2021 – 16:55-17:50 (CEST)