Fri, Aug 9, 2019

Iran’s Nationality Law Bill highlights challenges for legislative reform

A long-awaited bill that would allow the children of Iranian women married to foreign spouses to obtain citizenship for the first time hangs in the balance. Iran’s elected executive and legislative branches have advanced this bill, which would change the lives of thousands of Iranians.

IranSource by Tara Sepehri Far


Sun, Aug 4, 2019

Dagres quoted in the Independent on Iran’s seizure of an oil tanker

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

Tue, Jul 23, 2019

Dagres interviewed in Monocle on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

Holly Dagres is a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs. She is also the editor of Scowcroft Center’s IranSource blog and curator for the weekly newsletter, The Iranist.

Before joining the Atlantic Council, Holly worked as a freelance Iran analyst, regularly following traditional and social media in English and Persian. She also worked as the assistant editor at the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, associated with the American University in Cairo’s Global Affairs and Public Policy School. She regularly gives analysis for television, radio, and print, including BBC News, CNN, Fox News, NBC News, the New York Times, the Telegraph, and Washington Post. Her writing on Iranian affairs has appeared in numerous publications including Al Jazeera, Al-Monitor, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Foreign Policy, and the Huffington Post.

Holly received a master’s degree in political science at the American University in Cairo, and a bachelor’s degree in political science and French from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Born in Los Angeles, Holly spent her adolescent years in Iran, from 1999 to 2006, during which time she graduated from Tehran International School. She is fluent in Persian.