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Biden picks Robert Malley as special envoy for Iran

Malley, who currently runs the International Crisis Group in DC, will oversee Biden's efforts to rejoin the Iranian nuclear agreement.

President Joe Biden has selected Robert Malley, a former Middle East adviser in the Obama administration, as his special envoy for Iran, the White House confirmed Friday. 

Malley is currently the CEO and president of the International Crisis Group, a Washington-based nonprofit that focuses on conflict resolution. White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Malley's selection during a briefing with reporters Friday. 

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