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Iason Athanasiadis
Iason Athanasiadis was a 2008 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He has covered the greater Middle East for the past twelve years, with stints living in Syria, Egypt, Iran and Qatar. Iason speaks Arabic and Persian fluently and chooses to live in the countries he reports on to achieve deeper sensitivity of the issues and emotions at play. He has covered events in Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries in the region.



What next for the Bhutto clan?
COMMENTARY | February 06, 2008
Nieman fellow Iason Athanasiadis examines the Bhutto dynasty amid the chaos and foreboding of life in Pakistan, with a focus on Fatima Bhutto, a niece of Benazir Bhutto. What role might she play in her country’s future?

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