Selected Publications


Rouhani ignores domestic political reforms – Al Monitor

Iran’s ‘second-generation’ Reformists off to shaky start – Al Monitor

Rouhani Goes to College – The Majalla

Cleaning House in Tehran – The Majalla

Rouhani’s US-Educated Chief of Staff Knows East and West – Al Monitor

Rowhani’s first 100 days – Foreign Policy

A Crucial Election for Iran’s Reform Movement – Jadaliyya

Why Iran’s City Council Elections Matter – Al Monitor

Morsi’s just not that into Iran – Foreign Policy

Bahrain’s triangle of conflict – Foreign Policy

Hekmati: Iran’s latest political pawn – Global Public Square –

Potential Attack Threatens Peaceful Movement for Change – PBS – Tehran Bureau

Will Ayatollah Khamenei eliminate the Iranian presidency? – Global Public Square –

Another political soap opera in Iran – Gulf News

Academic and Policy Papers

The Triangle of Conflict: How Bahrain’s Internal Divisions Inhibit Reconciliation – Master’s Thesis
The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University

The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth Shi’a-Sunni Divide
Saban Center for Middle East Policy – Brookings Institution


The Loopcast – Rouhani’s Cabinet

BBC World Service – World Have Your Say – 2011 Attack on the British Embassy in Iran


What Next for Iran After the Nuclear Deal? – Project for the Study of the 21st Century – August 25, 2015

Blog Posts

What are Iran’s Reformists Thinking? – The Foreigner – الأجنبي

Ahmadinejad’s Last Stand – The Foreigner – الأجنبي

Iranian Conservatives Divided Ahead of Parliamentary Elections – The Foreigner – الأجنبي

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