Briefing call with Barbara Slavin, Iran expert, of the Atlantic Council


Please join us for a briefing call with Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council, an expert on Iran. Ms. Slavin will share her analysis of the current negotiations with Iran on its nuclear program, and help us beter understand the state of affairs as the negotiating parties approach the November 25 deadline.

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Barbara Slavin is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Washington correspondent for, a website devoted to news from and about the Middle East. 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.

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.

The details of the call are as follows:

Date: Friday, November 14
Time: 11:00 AM (Eastern Time)
Dial-in Number: 951-797-1058
Participant Access Code: 147414

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