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Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh is a Harvard-educated Iranian-American political scientist. He is a leading expert on Iran and US foreign policy, a businessman and president of the International American Council. He serves on the boards of the Harvard International Review, the Harvard International Relations Council and the US-Middle East Chamber for Commerce and Business.

Twitter: @Dr_Rafizadeh

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Heightened Iran-Israel tensions threaten regional war

The assault on the Iranian consulate in Damascus that occurred on Monday represented a potentially perilous escalation that was outside the scope of the ongoing conflict in Gaza. It was a significant development in the broader dynamics of the Middle East.

April 03, 2024

Time to step up our efforts to achieve goal of clean water and sanitation for all

March 22 was annual World Water Day and in the aftermath of this annual observance it is critical to acknowledge that the world is still far from achieving the aim of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, which is to ensure there is clean water and sanitation for all by 2030.

March 28, 2024

We need to take action now to halt deforestation and protect our planet

In the face of the ever-escalating problem of climate change and the devastating effects it is having on ecosystems worldwide, the need to address the issue deforestation has never been more urgent.

March 25, 2024

Nowruz: A celebration of renewal, unity and cultural diversity

Millions of people around the world will on Wednesday celebrate Nowruz, the Persian new year. This ancient festival, whose roots go back thousands of years, carries profound significance beyond merely marking the beginning of a new year.

March 20, 2024