Ariane Tabatabi

Iran and Security Expert  

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Ariane Tabatabai is a visiting assistant professor of Security Studies at the Georgetown Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. She joined Georgetown University from the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where she was an associate in the Belfer Center’s International Security Program and Project at Managing the Atom in 2014-15, and a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow 2013-14. Previously, she was a non-resident research associate with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute.

She received her Ph.D. in War Studies from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. She holds an M.A. in International Peace and Security with Distinction from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London and a double B.A. in Political Science and Cinema and Cultural Studies from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

She is a columnist for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Her work has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, The National Interest, Haaretz, etc. She is a frequent media commentator on nuclear issues, arms control, and regional security in the Middle East in English, French, and Persian, on such outlets as NPR, the BBC, BBC Persian, Al-Jazeera, France24, RFI, and France Culture.

BASED IN:  Washington, USA

LANGUAGES: English, French, Persian 

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Failure to Reach a Nuclear Will Drive Iran into Russia’s Arms, FT, 

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