Columnist

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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A global coalition is required to confront Iranian regime

A major discourse concerning Iran’s political, religious and social landscapes is linked to the intersection between the measures that many governments have taken to confront the Iranian regime’s destabilizing behavior in the region, and the mullahs’ efforts in scuttling such measures. 

May 24, 2018

Iran expands its war on messaging apps and social media

The Iranian regime is taking extensive measures and intensifying its efforts to crack down on the population. One of the methods that the state’s apparatuses are heavily resorting to is waging a nuanced war against social media platforms, specifically messaging apps. 

May 16, 2018