Brown Bag Lunch: SMPA Terker Distinguished Fellow, Vivian Salama
Join SMPA Terker Distinguished Fellow, Vivian Salama for a brown bag lunch on November 3rd at 12pm in MPA #429. She will discuss her background in US foreign policy and national security reporting that she has done now for nearly two decades.
Vivian Salama currently works for The Wall Street Journal as a National Security Reporter. She has covered the White House and national security for The Wall Street Journal, CNN, NBC News, and the Associated Press, with a focus on foreign policy. During that time, she has broken a number of major stories involving the Trump White House, including details on the administration's controversial travel ban, President Trump's interest in buying Greenland and the two impeachment inquiries.
Ms. Salama previously worked as Iraq bureau chief for the Associated Press, and she has also been based in the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, and Egypt. She marched alongside protesters in several Arab capitals during the so-called “Arab Spring.” She has authored a number of lengthy academic studies, and she wrote a children’s book, called The Long Journey Home, which chronicles a young boy’s journey as a refugee from war torn Syria.
Registration is required for the lunch. This is an in-person event and masks are required.