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Dina Esfandiary
Dina Esfandiary

Dina Esfandiary is a Research Associate at the Non-proliferation and Disarmament Program at the IISS. Her responsibilities include research and analysis on non-proliferation and general security in the Middle East, including but not limited to, Iran’s nuclear program and internal security and Syria’s WMD programs. Prior to joining the IISS, she worked at a disarmament NGO focusing on getting non-State actors to comply with international agreements, and at the U.N. Dina graduated from Kings College London in 2008 with a Masters degree in Intelligence and International Security. She also holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

COLUMNISTS
Dina Esfandiary
Dina Esfandiary

Dina Esfandiary is a Research Associate at the Non-proliferation and Disarmament Program at the IISS. Her responsibilities include research and analysis on non-proliferation and general security in the Middle East, including but not limited to, Iran’s nuclear program and internal security and Syria’s WMD programs. Prior to joining the IISS, she worked at a disarmament NGO focusing on getting non-State actors to comply with international agreements, and at the U.N. Dina graduated from Kings College London in 2008 with a Masters degree in Intelligence and International Security. She also holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

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Iran's new president, Hassan Rowhani, was sworn in last Sunday. To slogans of 'Ahmadi Bye-Bye', President Ahmadinejad stepped down, leaving Rowhani ...

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