Barbara Slavin is a Jennings Randolph fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, where she is continuing research that builds on her new book, Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S. and the Twisted Path to Confrontation. She is on leave from her duties as senior diplomatic reporter for USA TODAY, which she joined in 1996.
A veteran correspondent who has also written for
The New York Times, the Economist and the Los Angeles
Times, Slavin has accompanied three secretaries of State on their official
travels and also reported from Iran, Libya, Israel, Russia, China, North Korea,
Saudi Arabia and Syria. She is a regular commentator on U.S. foreign policy on
National Public Radio, the Public Broadcasting System and C-Span and a former
public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Place: Bunche Hall 6275, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 US
Special Instructions: This is a brown bag lecture.
Copies of Barbara
new book, Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies:
Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation
will be available for sale at the lecture.
You can also order the book from amazon
This lecture is part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
Center for Near Eastern Studies
Center for Social Theory and Comparative History
Department of History
Iranian Studies Program
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