Global Affairs

Thomas Erdbrink

One of the few Western reporters accredited for American media in Iran, he joined The New York Times in 2012 as the bureau chief in Tehran. He’s outspoken about how he uses a VPN client to tweet, since Iran blocks Twitter, and has become a top voice for Iranian news and analysis after the election of President Hassan Rouhani and during the rounds of P5+1 nuclear talks. —Andrew Katz

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