Kali Robinson

CFR Staff

Kali Robinson

Senior Writer/Copy Editor, Middle East

Kali Robinson covers the Middle East and North Africa. Before joining CFR, she was an intern at Al Jazeera’s Doha, Qatar, headquarters and at the Associated Press’s Washington, DC, bureau. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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