Barbara Slavin

Kurdish fighters fire shells toward what they said were Islamic State strongholds in Tell Abyad in Raqqa province, Syria, June 15, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Rodi Said)

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Trump's generals wonder: What comes after Raqqa?

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent

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, Washington Correspondent

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, Washington Correspondent

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, Washington Correspondent

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

Iranians believe Trump will violate nuclear deal

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent

A new poll shows Iranian dissatisfaction with economic gains since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action went into effect and apprehension about the policies of the new Trump administration.

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

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