Patrick Clawson

Patrick Clawson is the deputy director for research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He also directs the Iran Security Initiative, a sector of the institute aimed at fostering debate, dialogue, and critical analysis on Iran. Clawson has worked as a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund and as a senior research professor at the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies.

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