About Ali @AFathollahNejad
Ali Fathollah-Nejad is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution in Doha. Previously, he was a postdoctoral associate with the Iran Project of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He holds a Ph.D. in international relations and development studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
Ali’s Recent Stories
World Jan 03Analysis: What the killing of Qassem Soleimani could mean
Through the targeted killing of Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s notorious commander of the Quds Force -- the Revolutionary Guard Corps’ powerful foreign-operations arm -- along with Iran’s main military man in Iraq, Abu-Mahdi Muhandis, the U.S. has clipped the wings of…
World Apr 03Opinion: There’s more to Iran’s protests than you’ve been told
This week marks the 39th anniversary of the proclamation of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the wake of what it calls the “Islamic Revolution” – a state-imposed Islamization of what had been a truly pluralistic revolution in 1977–79. At…