Selected Publications

Academic and Policy Papers

The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth Shi’a-Sunni Divide

Saban Center for Middle East Policy – Brookings Institution

The Triangle of Conflict: How Bahrain’s Internal Divisions Inhibit Reconciliation

Master’s Thesis
The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University


CGTN - Iran Breaches 2015 Nuclear Deal

KCBS Radio - President Trump Levies More Sanctions On Iran

KCBS Radio - Increased Tensions between Iran and U.S.

The New York Times – Iranian News Media's Reaction to Trump's Iran Speech

Al Jazeera English Newshour – Impact of Lifting International Sanctions in Iran

C-SPAN – What Next for Iran After the Nuclear Deal?

The New York Times – What's Behind Iran's Protests?

AJ+ – Iran's 2017 Presidential Election

TRT World – Iran's 2016 Parliamentary Elections

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

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