Barnett Rubin

Center for International Cooperation, New York University

Barnett R. Rubin, an expert on Afghanistan and South Asia, is the director of studies/senior fellow at the Center for International Cooperation at New York University.

In November-December 2001 he served as special advisor to the UN special representative of the secretary general for Afghanistan, Lakhdar Brahimi, during the negotiations that produced the Bonn Agreement. He is considered one of the world's foremost experts on Afghanistan and the surrounding region, as well as on conflict prevention and peace building.

Last Updated: June 12, 2017