Barnett Rubin

Director of Studies at the Center on International Cooperation, New York University. Former regional special representative in the US State Department

Director of Studies at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University where he directs the Afghanistan Pakistan Regional Program. He worked as a regional special representative in the US State Department during the Obama administration.  He’s also author of numerous books and articles on the region.

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