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Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh is a Harvard-educated Iranian-American political scientist. He is a leading expert on Iran and US foreign policy, a businessman and president of the International American Council. He serves on the boards of the Harvard International Review, the Harvard International Relations Council and the US-Middle East Chamber for Commerce and Business.

Twitter: @Dr_Rafizadeh

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Iranians demand fundamental political and economic change

It is critical for the international community to pay attention to the voices and demands of the Iranian people in order to form policies more efficiently.

July 21, 2019

Why the Islamic Republic is so unpopular with Iranians

After the last shah of Iran, his family and loyalists fled the country on Jan. 16, 1979, nearly 99 percent of Iranian voters supported abolishing the monarchy and establishing the Islamic Republic.

July 19, 2019

Desperate Iran speeding up nuclear weapons bid

The Iranian leaders have become extremely desperate both economically and geopolitically as the US continues to tighten the screws on Tehran’s major sources of revenue.

July 11, 2019