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SPEAKERS > PATRICK CLAWSON



Patrick Clawson, Director of Research, The Washington Institute

SESSIONS
Plenary: Confronting Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

PATRICK CLAWSON is director of research at The Washington Institute, where he directs the Iran Security Initiative. Widely consulted as an analyst and media commentator, he has authored more than 150 articles about the Middle East and international economics as well as eighteen books or studies on Iran.

Dr. Clawson appears frequently on television and radio, and has published op-ed articles in major newspapers including the New York TimesWall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He has also testified before congressional committees more than twenty times and has served as an expert witness in more than a dozen federal cases. Prior to joining The Washington Institute, he was a senior research professor at the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies, a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and a research scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.