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About Robin Wright
Robin Wright is a senior fellow at the US Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center. She is a correspondent for The New Yorker. She has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents for The New Yorker, The Washington Post, TIME, The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and many others. Wright has also been a fellow at the Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Yale, Duke, Stanford, Dartmouth, and the University of California. Her awards include the United Nations Correspondents Association Gold Medal for international affairs coverage; Journalist of the Year from the American Academy of Diplomacy; the National Press Club Award for diplomatic reporting; the National Magazine Award for her Iran reportage in The New Yorker; and the Overseas Press Club Award for “best reporting in any medium requiring exceptional courage and initiative” for coverage of African wars. She is the author of eight books, including “Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion across the Islamic World.”