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September 30, 2009

Former NIAC Associate pens op-ed in Washington Post

Washington, DC – Ali Scotten, a former intern at NIAC, was published with co-author Andrew Albertson in today’s edition of the Washington Post. Their featured op-ed, titled “A Human Rights Lever for Iran,” highlights the need to address the postelection human rights violations against the Iranian people as part of Thursday’s talks with the P5+1 and Iran.

After leaving NIAC in 2008, Ali joined Persia House, a division of Booz Allen Hamilton, as an Iran analyst.  He will also be an expert witness for a briefing on Capitol Hill on Friday, October 2, as part of the Stimson Center’s Security for a New Century program, sponsored by Senators Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Ben Nelson (D-NE). The event will address the internal implications of Iran’s post-election crisis.

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