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Lisa Daftari

Founding Editor, The Foreign Desk and Political Analyst
Covers:  iranian community, us politics, anti-terror in the usa, afghanistan, iraq & middle east, u.k., u.s, israel, boko haram, technology, israeli-palestinian conflict, nigeria, egypt, terror, isis, arab israeli conflict, counterterrorism, africa, u.s. foreign policy, usa politics, u.s., iran nuclear, iran, us-iran diplomacy, iraq., al qaeda, security and terrorism

Tackling ISIS/Hezbollah/Counterterrorism/Cybersecurity. Mideast/Nat Sec Expert. 4-lingual FoundingEditor @ForeignDeskNews Media Inquiries:

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Lisa Daftari is an award-winning investigative journalist focusing on foreign affairs with expertise in the Middle East and counterterrorism. She regularly appears on television and radio with commentary and analysis, providing exclusive reporting on vital developments in the region. Currently, s...

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Jul 26, 2017

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan officials, one killed in anti-Maduro strike 

Jul 26, 2017

HTS shoots down armed Hezbollah drone in western Syria 

Jul 26, 2017

Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $4 billion bitcoin laundering ring 

Jul 26, 2017

British judge rejects legal challenge to counter-terrorism strategy 

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