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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 …

Pursuing Happiness

Gender equality (or the lack of it) remains a central framework for Western perceptions of life in the Islamic Republic …

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 …

Juggling East and West

As Hassan Rouhani travelled to Shanghai this week to attend a pan-Asian security conference, foreign policy observers back in Tehran …

Same Struggle, New Decade?

These are uncertain times for Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Having been persuaded of Iran’s grave financial situation, he …

Iran’s Fourth Estate

The state of the Iranian media can serve as a bellwether for understanding where the country is headed. In the …

Iran’s Naysayer-in-Chief

Talks between Iran and the P5+1, the world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program, are set to resume …