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Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Public Policy Scholar
Asia Program

Middle East and North Africa
Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
Wilson Center Project(s):
Working on a project that focuses on counterterrorism in Afghanistan.
Jun 05, 2011
Dec 23, 2011

Rajiv Chandrasekaran is a senior correspondent and associate editor.  He was The Washington Post’s national editor and has served as an assistant managing editor.  He was bureau chief in Baghdad for the first two years of the Iraq war.  He also has been a correspondent in Cairo and Southeast Asia.  He is the author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, a best-selling account of the troubled American effort to reconstruct Iraq.  A graduate of Stanford University, he joined The Post in 1994 as a reporter on the metropolitan staff.

Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
May 1, 2005 - October 1, 2005---While at the Center, he worked on a book that chronicles the American occupation of Iraq, from April 2003 to June 2004.

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