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Robin Wright Bio

Robin Wright is a journalist, author, and foreign policy analyst, who has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents for The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Sunday Times of London, CBS News, and The Christian Science Monitor. Her latest book, Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World, won the 2012 Overseas Press Club Award for best book on international affairs. Her other books include The Iran Primer: Power, Politics, and US Policy and The Islamists Are Coming: Who They Really Are.Wright is a joint fellow at the US Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center. She won the National Magazine Award for The New Yorker. She has also written for The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Foreign Affairs, and others.Her foreign tours include five years in the Middle East, two years in Europe, seven years in Africa, and several years as a roving foreign correspondent. She has covered a dozen wars and several revolutions. She most recently covered US foreign policy for The Washington Post.Wright has also been a fellow at the Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Yale, Duke, Stanford, Dartmouth, and the University of California. She won the UN Correspondents Association Gold Medal for coverage of foreign affairs, the Overseas Press Club Award for “best reporting in any medium requiring exceptional courage and initiative,” and the National Press Club Award for best diplomatic reporting. The American Academy of Diplomacy selected her as the journalist of the year in 2004. She is also the recipient of a John D. and Catherine T. Foundation grant.She has been a television commentator on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN, and MSNBC programs, including Meet the Press, Face the Nation, This Week, Nightline, Frontline, Charlie Rose, Larry King Live, Washington Week in Review, The Colbert Report, and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Robin Wright and other top speakers and celebrities.

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