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Vali nasr

Arab world's blurred lines
Published Aug 13, 2014
Vali Nasr: Sectarian violence in Iraq can be traced to 'arbitrary boundaries' drawn after WWI / The New York Times
Dean of Middle Eastern affairs
Published Spring 2014
Vali Nasr has built his career on explaining the inexplicable. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
World view
A 'game-changer' in Iran
Published June 18, 2013
Nasr: Decisive win by reformist candidate in Iran's presidential elections gives Obama administration an opening / Foreign Policy
A broad view of Asia
Published April 12, 2013
U.S. should reconsider pivot if it aims to contain China, Nasr writes / The Atlantic
Indispensable 'Dispensable'
Published April 2013
In new book, SAIS Dean Vali Nasr looks at American foreign policy through the lens of his State Department years / Gazette
Nuclear breakthrough?
Published March 18, 2013
Iran's strategic position is crumbling, SAIS dean writes, signaling possible break in deadlock over nuclear program / The New York Times
American retreat
Published Spring 2013
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr explores what the United States is and isn't doing right in the Middle East / Johns Hopkins Magazine
'Time for a new strategy'
Published Jan 9, 2013
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr weighs in on Obama's nominations of Hagel, Brennan for top cabinet posts / NPR
The cost of low-cost war
Published Nov 14, 2012
The U.S. can no longer afford counterterrorism strategy that relies heavily on drone strikes, SAIS Dean Vali Nasr writes / Bloomberg View
Clear vision needed on Iran
Published Nov 13, 2012
Successful diplomatic negotiations with Tehran require a bold new American tack in the Middle East, and quickly, says SAIS Dean Vali Nasr / The Globe and Mail