vali nasr

SAIS Dean Vali Nasr to step down
Published June 14, 2019
Foreign policy scholar, who joined SAIS in 2012, plans to devote more time to external engagement; Eliot A. Cohen appointed dean through June 2021
Global affairs
Why thousands are protesting in Iran
Published Jan 4, 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 Oct 13, 2017
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 April 12, 2017
Vali Nasr authors analysis of complex diplomatic dynamics in wake of Syria chemical attack / The Atlantic
Tectonic shifts in national security
Published April 5, 2017
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 Sept 8, 2016
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 Aug 12, 2016
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 Jan 5, 2016
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr discusses widening diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia, Iran / NPR
Q+A
How to defeat ISIS
Published Nov 18, 2015
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 Aug 6, 2015
Jon Stewart, who ends 16-year run as host Thursday, welcomed SAIS Dean Vali Nasr as a guest on three occasions