Barbara Slavin

The first day of the FATF plenary session in Valencia, Spain. Posted June 21, 2017.  (photo by Twitter/@FATFNews)

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Europeans press terror-finance watchdog to extend Iran sanctions reprieve

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Columnist

European countries are pushing a key financial watchdog to suspend sanctions against Iran for a second year to shore up the Iranian economy and the nuclear deal.

Trump's generals wonder: What comes after Raqqa?

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Columnist

A senior US official says Turkish bombing of Syrian Kurdish forces is adding a new level of complexity to US efforts to defeat the Islamic State and retake Raqqa.

At US competition, Iranian law students 'surprised' by reception

Sunday, Apr. 16, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Columnist

With the visa ban on hold, a moot court competition brought seven Iranian law students to Washington to debate topical issues, sharpen their skills and meet real Americans.

Will new travel ban impede Iran-US athletic competition?

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Columnist

Champion American wrestler Jordan Burroughs says he feels nothing but love from Iranians but “obviously, Donald Trump sees Iran a little different than I see Iran.”

US wrestlers barred from Iran in retaliation for Trump visa ban

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Columnist

As US-Iran relations deteriorate over visa bans and missile launches, sports exchanges are collateral damage.

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Barbara Slavin is a columnist for Al-Monitor and director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council. On Twitter: @BarbaraSlavin1

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