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Shirin Sadeghi is a journalist and Middle East specialist with an expertise in Iran, Pakistan, the Persian Gulf countries & the Caucasus. Her other specialties are minorities in the United States and comparative media analysis.

She is an independent television and radio host and producer, and is also a regular writer for The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast/Newsweek, Al Jazeera and two of Pakistan’s national daily newspapers, Pakistan Today and The Express Tribune. She has written for such publications as the UK Guardian, Newsweek, The Age newspaper (Melbourne, Australia), BBC News Online, Truthout, Counterpunch, and Alternet. 

She is regularly invited as a Middle East and South Asia expert on such networks as Huffington Post Live, BBC television and radio (domestic and world service), CNN, MSNBC, Russia Today, and Deutsche Welle. She has interviewed some of the most famous personalities in the world and some who need to be better recognized for their amazing work — and made them accessible to a wider audience either from healthy intellectual exchange or from sheer laughter. 

In addition to English and Persian, she speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish and Urdu. She completed her PhD in Middle Eastern Studies.

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