Senior Manager, Analytical Development Department
Minna Jaffery-Lindemulder is Senior Manager for Training and Analytical Development at the New Lines Institute. Her research focuses on South Asia-Persian Gulf relations, terrorism ideology, and U.S. national security.
Previously, Jaffery-Lindemulder has done research at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, the Center for American Progress, Hanover Research, and the National Partnership for Women & Families.
She obtained her MA in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies from Columbia University, and a BA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and English from the University of Chicago. She is the co-lead for the Middle East Working Group in the NextGen Initiative as part of Foreign Policy for America.
The Russia-Ukraine War is on the Edge of Escalation
Russia's invasion of Ukraine heads into its eighth month, the possibility of Russian economic and military escalation increases. In this episode of the New Lines Institute's Contours podcast, host Minna Jaffery-Lindemulder sits down with Senior Analyst Eugene Chausovsky to dive into the role of diplomacy in mediating this escalation and the potential consequences for great-power competition.
South Asia Uncovered
In this episode of The New Lines Institute’s Contours podcast series, Content Manager Minna Jaffery-Lindemulder is joined by Indian subcontinent experts Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali and Akhil Bery for an in-depth look at the geopolitics of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and the Indian Subcontinent as a whole.
Confronting Racist Ideals in American Policing
In order to make meaningful changes to American policing, governments at the local, state and federal levels must confront a system that has been built on and sustained by systemic racism.
Iran is Long Past its Peak
The events in the past 10 days involving Iran (the Soleimani killing, Iran’s retaliatory strikes, the downing of the Ukrainian airliner, and the eruption of angry protests) need to be considered in the form of a net assessment on the Islamic Republic’s current strategic position.