Resident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center
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August 13, 2018Handjani Quoted in the National on Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi’s Support for US Sanctions on Iran
August 09, 2018
August 06, 2018
July 23, 2018US President Donald J. Trump, in a late-night, all-caps tweet on July 22, threatened Iran with “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have suffered before” if Iranian leaders continued to threaten the United States with war.
May 14, 2018On May 8, 2018, President Donald J. Trump announced the United States would re-impose sanctions on Iran and withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – better known as the Iran nuclear deal. On May 9, the Middle East…
Mr. Handjani is also a Director of RAK Petroleum Public Company Limited, an exploration and production company listed on the Oslo exchange. He, as well, serves as a senior advisor to Karv Communications, a crisis communication and public relations firm in New York.
He is a Truman National Security fellow. He focuses on Iran-US relations, the Iran nuclear deal, the Persian Gulf, and Middle East security more broadly. He has published extensively in Reuters, Bloomberg View, The Hill, The National Interest and Al Jazeera
He began his legal career as United States Department of Justice Honors Law Graduate, where he served as an associate chief council in the Department of Justice. Mr. Handjani is fluent in English, Farsi, and Turkish. He is a graduate of Boston College and Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts."