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Reza H. Akbari

Reza H. Akbari

Reza H. Akbari (@rezahakbari) is an Iran Program Officer at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting. Reza conducts research on Iranian domestic politics, US foreign policy toward Iran, Shi'a politics, political transition, and democracy. He holds an MA in Middle East Studies from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs

Rouhani Goes to College

One of the biggest disputes between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s moderate administration and Iran’s conservative factions is centered on the …

Cleaning House in Tehran

Despite real efforts to tackle its problems, Iran’s flagging economy continues to be the biggest challenge for President Hassan Rouhani’s …