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IranSource Jul 8, 2022
Iran’s Supreme Leader threatened protesters. But Iranians aren’t listening.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei explicitly threatened a harsh crackdown on dissidents and proposed limits on the Internet and cyberspace, harkening back to the country’s bloody suppression of dissent during the 1980s.
In-depth research & reports
Issue Brief May 18, 2022
Afghanistan: Where US-Iranian interests may yet intersect
By Borzou Daragahi
Borzou Daragahi’s latest report delves into the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and how the swift collapse of the US-backed government in Kabul last summer shocked the United States and its influential neighbor, Iran.
In-Depth Research & Reports Apr 29, 2021
Iranian women in the year 1400: The struggle for equal rights continues
By Mehrangiz Kar and Azadeh Pourzand
A new report outlines an image of women’s struggles for equality to help US policymakers better understand the intricacies of Iranian society and to design policies that support—but do not supplant or undermine—the women’s movement.
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