Barnett R. Rubin

Barnett R. Rubin is Director of the Afghanistan Regional Project and Associate Director at the Center on International Cooperation of New York University. He is also a non-resident fellow of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. He has taught at Yale and Columbia Universities, headed the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations, and served as senior advisor to both the US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (2009-2013) and the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan (2001-2002). His next book, “Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know,” will be published by Oxford University Press in July 2020.

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