Dr. Ali Fathollah-Nejad, a German–Iranian political scientist, is Iran expert with the American University of Beirut’s Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (AUB-IFI), where he publishes a report entitled Iran in Focus. He is also the author of the much-acclaimed book Iran in an Emerging New World Order (2021). Twitter: @AFathollahNejad

Writing in the Cairo Review