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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

Latest published

Indicators point to imminent new uprising in Iran

All the social, political and economic indicators in Iran point to the likelihood of another major uprising and looming protests.

October 18, 2020

EU must condemn Iran regime, not appease it

The EU appears to be determined to continue its appeasement policies with the Iranian regime in spite of the latest egregious human rights violations committed by Tehran.

October 11, 2020

US needs to be tough on Iran, no matter who is president

After Hassan Rouhani became Iran’s president in 2013, then-US President Barack Obama’s administration viewed his government as a “moderate” administration. This assessment had a dramatic and damaging effect on the Middle East that is still being felt today.

September 20, 2020