Featured commentary and analysis
IranSource Aug 25, 2022
The Ukraine war has made Iran and Russia allies in economic isolation. Here’s how.
By Alam Saleh and Zakiyeh Yazdanshenas
A now heavily-sanctioned Russia may seem a weakened strategic partner for Iran; however, the imposition of western sanctions and the demonization of Russia may bring Moscow and Tehran closer as mutual enemies of the United States and NATO-led international framework.
IranSource Aug 4, 2022
My brother was executed during the 1988 massacre. The Hamid Noury trial verdict is a victory for truth and justice.
By Lawdan Bazargan
Only the truth can heal Iran and the Iranian people’s collective pain and protect future generations from the danger of such crimes.
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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