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Laura Rozen writes the Back Channel news-blog for Al-Monitor. She previously served as senior foreign policy reporter for Politico and Yahoo News, and wrote the “Cable” blog for Foreign Policy magazine. She is based in Washington, D.C. You can follow her on Twitter at @lrozen

Rozen has reported from the Balkans, Russia and Turkey and earned a masters degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. Her reporting has also been published by the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, the Forward, the Tablet, National Journal, Mother Jones, the American Prospect and the Washington Monthly. She has appeared as a guest on CNN, NPR, the BBC, MSNBC and other public affairs programs. She is also a columnist for World Politics Review.


More from Laura:

Iran talks back story: How talks came back from brink of collapse,” Al-Monitor, April 16, 2012.

The road to Baghdad: Preparing for the next round of Iran nuclear talks,” World Politics Review, April 15, 2012.

Are the Iran talks finally headed in the right direction?” Al-Monitor, April 14, 2012.

Talking nukes with Iran,” Tablet magazine, April 11, 2012.

White House eyes Brett McGurk for Iraq envoy,” Yahoo News, March 12, 2012.

UN should weigh in on legality of Iran strike, Brazil Foreign Minister,” Yahoo News, February 23, 2012.

Q&A with Sweden’s Carl Bildt: Why negotiations are key to resolving Iran nuclear issue,” Yahoo News, February 14, 2012.

EU’s Catherine Ashton has received Iran’s letter on nuclear talks,” Yahoo News, February 15, 2012.

Q&A with Turkish envoy: The decision that inspired Obama’s trust in Erdogan,” Yahoo News, January 30, 2012.

Amid rising tensions, signs of preparations for new Iran talks,” Yahoo News, January 11, 2012.

Obama Iran policy deep-dive: details on measure seen as key test of talks,” Yahoo News, January 18, 2012.

Senior NSC aide vetted for Pentagon assistant secretary post,” Yahoo News, January 2012.

Saudi King sends private letter to Obama,” Yahoo News, September 2011.

Psst: Did you hear who’s replacing Bob Gates?Yahoo News, March 28, 2011.

Among Libya’s Lobbyists,” Politico, February 2011.

Obama to nominate Dan Shapiro to be Israel envoy,” Politico, February 2011.

White House pressed on Egypt democracy,” Politico, Nov. 2010.

On the Middle East, waiting for Superman,” Politico, Oct. 2010.

White House launches Israel P.R. offensive,” Politico, April 23, 2010.

Revisiting Obama’s Riyadh meeting,” Foreign Policy, July 2009.

The NSC’s invisible man,” Foreign Policy, April 2009.

India’s stealth lobbying against Holbrooke’s brief,” Foreign Policy, January 2009.

The Obama Orphans,” Foreign Policy, January 2009.

Obama’s secret foreign policy dinner,” Foreign Policy, January 15, 2009.

From Kurdistan to K Street,” Mother Jones, November 2008.

The spies who love Obama,” Mother Jones, Sept. 25, 2008.

The Operator: the double life of a military strategist,” The Forward, June 2008.

Hollywood and the CIA,”  Mother Jones, December 2007.

Condi’s Conundrum,” Washington Monthly, April 2007.

Kurdistan’s Covert Back-channels,” Mother Jones, April 2007.

Three Days in Rome,” Mother Jones, July 2006.

Black Contracts,” The American Prospect, December 2005.

The Front,” The American Prospect, March 24, 2005.

Cloak and swagger,” The American Prospect, October 17 2004.

The anthrax vaccine scandal,” Salon, Oct. 2001.

Dictator downturn,” Salon, February 2001.

The Revolution next time,” Boston Globe, Oct. 10, 2004.

Shades of Srebrenica,” Salon, April 2, 1999.

Calling Kosovo,” Salon, March 29, 1999.

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