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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

How Iran is creating a sanctions-proof economy

There was a time when US sanctions against the Iranian regime were extremely effective. However, the latest developments indicate that Washington’s sanctions on Tehran have become less successful in deterring the regime.

June 23, 2022

Iranian regime appears committed to nuclear weapons

The latest developments concerning Iran’s nuclear program indicate that the Tehran regime has most likely decided to go all-out to develop atomic weapons capability.

June 15, 2022

Time for world to give Iran a nuclear deal ultimatum

The P5+1 world powers ought to give the Iranian regime an ultimatum to either agree to a nuclear deal or face a Plan B.

June 12, 2022

Iran seeking to exploit impasse to obtain nuclear weapons

Since the Biden administration assumed office in January 2021, the Iranian regime appears to have decided to buy time in order to make major advancements when it comes to its controversial nuclear program.

June 10, 2022

Congressional approval vital if new Iran deal is to succeed

Although the ongoing negotiations to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal involve seven parties — China, Russia, the UK, France, the US, Iran and Germany — the two essential players in the talks are America and the Islamic Republic.

June 02, 2022

International community must hold Iranian regime to account

Iranian authorities continue to employ desperate measures to suppress protesters and those who oppose the regime’s policies.

May 22, 2022