Farhad Rezaei is a senior research fellow at the Philos Project.
Is the Islamic Regime of Iran using toxic chemicals against women for protesting?
Farhad RezaeiMarch 16, 2023
On January 16 the European Parliament will debate adding the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) to the European Union’s terrorist list.
Farhad RezaeiJanuary 14, 2023
The connection between al Qaeda and Iran was hardly recognized until the discovery of documents in Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan
Farhad RezaeiAugust 23, 2022
The poor who steal are brutally subjected to hadd punishment, while aghazadehs get let go for embezzling millions in Iran.
Farhad RezaeiJuly 5, 2022
Within the space of a few months, Iranian proxies and allies in Iraq and Lebanon suffered significant setbacks in parliamentary elections. Some commentators have ventured that the era of Tehran’s hegemony may be over. While it is hard to predict the final outcome of these electoral shifts, such hopes might be premature.
Farhad RezaeiJune 3, 2022
The Negev Summit puts a question mark on Iran’s plan to use its navy for anti-access, area-denial (A2/AD) warfare against its adversaries.
Farhad RezaeiApril 22, 2022
The “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” (CSP) signed between Iran and China will have profound domestic, regional, and international implications. The more immediate effect of the partnership will be a further decline in human rights and freedom in Iran.
Farhad RezaeiJanuary 31, 2022
In recent days, the Iranian regime brutally cracked down on protests in Esfahan province against growing water shortages. Some observers argue that the origins of the water crisis in Iran are climate change and a drastic drop in precipitation. However, the reasons for the crisis go deeper.
Farhad RezaeiDecember 3, 2021
Among the voluminous commentary on the Taliban’s return to power, only a few observed its apparent desire to emulate the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Farhad RezaeiSeptember 21, 2021
A Taliban-led government in Afghanistan is going to be both an opportunity and a strategic threat for Iran.
Farhad RezaeiAugust 23, 2021