Postdoctoral Fellow Ali Kadivar comments on the protests happening in Iran and why the middle class is mostly sitting out. “For any successful protest movement of this type with radical demands a broad alliance is required.”
Postdoctoral Fellow Narges Bajoghli explains how "media outlet backed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seek[s] to reinforce the narrative of the supreme leader above the politics of Iran."
Senior Fellow Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "A sudden collapse of Iran’s governing system would be bad for us. It would set another Middle Eastern country aflame and feed the instability that breeds terror."