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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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Hostages become pawns in Iran’s dealings with the West

There has hardly been any period in the four-decade history of the Iranian regime that it has not had in its custody a foreign national.

September 30, 2021

World must act urgently to deny Iran a nuclear weapon

The latest developments indicate that the Iranian regime is heading toward becoming a nuclear state, which will have significant repercussions for regional and global peace and security.

September 23, 2021

The iron fist of Iran’s next president

Iran’s presidential election will be held in less than two weeks and Ebrahim Raisi, the head of the country’s judiciary, appears to be the top contender. This raises the question: Who exactly is he?

June 06, 2021