Fariba Nawa

Fariba Nawa is an Afghan-American journalist. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Newsweek, The Sunday Times of London, Foreign Affairs, and The Christian Science Monitor, among other publications. She also reports for radio, including National Public Radio (NPR), and is the author of Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords and One Woman’s Journey Through Afghanistan (2011). (February 2019)


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