Robin Wright

contributing writer at The New Yorker magazine, and a joint fellow at U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson Center

Guest/Host

Robin Wright is a joint fellow at the US Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson Center, and a contributor to the New Yorker. She is a former long-time correspondent for the Washington Post and former public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Wright is the author of The Iran Primer: Power, Politics, and US PolicyDreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East and Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion across the Islamic World and The Islamists are Coming.

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