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Barbara Slavin
Barbara Slavin

Barbara Slavin

Director, The Future of Iran Initiative, The Atlantic Council

Barbara Slavin is the director of the Future of Iran Initiative and a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. The author of "Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the US and the Twisted Path to Confrontation," she is a regular commentator on U.S. foreign policy and Iran on NPR, PBS, and C-SPAN. Previously, Slavin served as a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Slavin is a career journalist, and currently writes as columnist for Al-Monitor.com, a website devoted to news from and about the Middle East. 

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