Yerevan Saeed is a Research Associate at Middle East Research Institute. He is a PhD candidate at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-C... AR), George Mason. He previously served as White House Correspondent for Kurdish Rudaw TV, and has worked for news agencies including the New York Times, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, the BBC and the Guardian as a journalist and translator.
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