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Robin Wright is an American journalist, author and foreign affairs 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. She has also written for The New Yorker, TIME, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The International Herald Tribune, Foreign Affairs, Huffington Post, Foreign Policy, The New York Times Magazine, and many others.
Her foreign tours include the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and as a roving foreign correspondent in Latin America and Asia. She has covered a dozen wars and several revolutions. She most recently covered U.S. foreign policy for The Washington Post.
Besides a long career in journalism, Ms. Wright has been a fellow at Yale, Duke, Stanford, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Smithsonian’s Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Brookings Institution’s Saban Center, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of Southern California. She lectures extensively in the United States, Europe and Asia and has been a television commentator on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN and MSNBC programs, including “Meet the Press,” “Face the Nation,” “This Week,” “Nightline,” the PBS Newshour, “Frontline,” “Charlie Rose,” “Larry King Live,” “Washington Week in Review,” “The Colbert Report,” and HBO’s “Real Time,” as well as many other programs.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Robin Wright lives in Washington D.C.