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Arash Azizi


Arash Azizi is a writer, translator and PhD candidate at NYU.

Opinion: Iran's new foreign minister, Amir-Abdollahian, will likely continue the Iranian policy of destabilisation and promoting militias, hindering regional reintegration, writes Arash Azizi.

27 August, 2021

Opinion: The Iranian regime is killing protesters and censoring the internet rather than focusing on people's welfare and addressing the multiple crises the country is facing, writes Arash Azizi.

30 July, 2021

Comment: Khamenei's US/UK vaccines ban isn't just the usual anti-western sentiment, it's proof his regime cares little for Iranian lives, and signals even more radical times ahead, writes Arash Azizi.

11 January, 2021

Comment: Biden has his work cut out, but he must stand up to the warmongers and formulate a peace policy for Iran and the region, writes Arash Azizi.

01 December, 2020

Comment: In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, sanctions have become an aid to a humanitarian catastrophe that could facilitate the death of thousands, writes Arash Azizi.

09 April, 2020

Comment: The disastrous coronavirus outbreak in Iran shows two things: the need for reform, and the dangers of state collapse, writes Arash Azizi.

19 March, 2020

Comment: I voted for Rouhani and supported voting in 2016 parliamentary elections. But not this time, writes Arash Azizi.

20 February, 2020

Comment: Arash Azizi asks if the Iranian regime's crisis of competence will bring it down.

13 January, 2020

Comment: Neither Trump nor Khamenei wants to go to war, but Soleimani's assassination has moved the goalposts, putting rapprochement out of reach, for now, writes Arash Azizi.

09 January, 2020