Interview with Robert Baer, Author of “The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower” – By Michael Mylrea

Robert Baer is the author of two New York Times bestsellers: Sleeping with the Devil, about the Saudi royal family and its relationship with the United States; and See No Evil, which recounts Baer’s years as a top CIA operative. See No Evil was the basis for the acclaimed film Syriana, which earned George Clooney an Oscar for his portrayal of Baer. Baer writes regularly for and has contributed to Vanity Fair, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. He is considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Middle East.


Michael Mylrea is a recent MALD graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts, where he is Co‐Editor‐in‐Chief of al Nakhlah. Mr. Mylrea is a research director for oil and gas at a private think‐ tank and conducts research at MIT Lincoln Lab. 


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