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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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Saudi-UAE ties far stronger than Iran would like

In order to divide and rule, one of the core pillars of the Iranian regime’s foreign policy is to create rifts between long-term allies by playing up or capitalizing on disagreements and disputes.

July 29, 2021

Why Iran’s president wants a new nuclear deal

The incoming president of the Islamic Republic, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hard-liner. But what is his position on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal?

July 04, 2021

Iranians have had enough of the regime’s ‘elections’

For decades, the overwhelming majority of the Iranian people have hoped they could change the theocratic establishment from within — peacefully. But the latest social and political developments reveal that their hopes have been dashed.

June 27, 2021