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Global affairs
Why thousands are protesting in Iran
Published July 21, 2018
Experts Vali Nasr, Ryan Calder discuss the economic causes of and political fallout from Iran's demonstrations
Commentary
Trump's 'strategic blunder' on Iran
Published July 21, 2018
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr says decertifying nuclear deal is mistake that will define president's foreign policy legacy
COMMENTARY
An uphill battle in Russia meetings
Published July 21, 2018
Vali Nasr authors analysis of complex diplomatic dynamics in wake of Syria chemical attack / The Atlantic
Tectonic shifts in national security
Published July 21, 2018
In SAIS visit, former NSA, CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden discusses changes in global dynamics
MIDDLE EAST
A year after Hajj tragedy, political tensions linger
Published July 21, 2018
As annual pilgrimage to Mecca begins, SAIS Dean Vali Nasr discusses ongoing conflict between Saudi Arabia, Iran / NPR
Election 2016
Who founded ISIS? It's complicated
Published July 21, 2018
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr links rise of Islamic terror group to sectarian conflict in Iraq, 2003 U.S. invasion / The Huffington Post
Commentary
Middle East power struggle
Published July 21, 2018
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr discusses widening diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia, Iran / NPR
Q+A
How to defeat ISIS
Published July 21, 2018
SAIS dean, Middle East scholar Vali Nasr discusses the Paris attacks and the need for a diplomatic solution to Syrian conflict
Funny business
Dean on 'The Daily Show'
Published July 21, 2018
Jon Stewart, who ends 16-year run as host Thursday, welcomed SAIS Dean Vali Nasr as a guest on three occasions
Opinion
Arab world's blurred lines
Published July 21, 2018
Vali Nasr: Sectarian violence in Iraq can be traced to 'arbitrary boundaries' drawn after WWI / The New York Times