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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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What the UK should ask Qatar’s emir to do with Iran

The emir of Qatar is in London this week for talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, and she should use her leverage with the Gulf state to demand a more unified approach to dealing with Tehran.

July 24, 2018

Iranian people’s disaffection with the regime peaking

The Iranian people’s frustration and the protests against the clerical establishment have taken on a new and distinct character. 

July 08, 2018

Iran protests may escalate due to deep-rooted economic problems

Large protests and demonstrations have erupted in Iran. For four consecutive days, many Iranians have taken to the streets to express their anger and frustration with the authorities. 
 
June 27, 2018