Columnist

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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Iran ratchets up tensions with Israel

The Iranian regime’s challenges are rising both domestically and globally. And as the Islamic Republic is attempting to expand its regional meddling, it is escalating tensions with its chief rival, Israel.

April 29, 2022

Even with a nuclear deal, doing business with Iran is risky

A potential international agreement between global powers and the theocratic establishment of Iran, which will trigger the lifting of sanctions against Tehran, may create the perception that it is safe to do business with the Iranian regime or begin investing in the Iranian market.

March 31, 2022

Iran regime faces a difficult year

This year is likely to be one of the most challenging ever for the post-revolutionary Iranian regime.

January 02, 2022

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