Shahram Akbarzadeh

Shahram Akbarzadeh

War & Conflict

Memo to Middle East: Solve your own problems

The region must stop relying on the US to do the heavy lifting in confronting ISIL.

Memo to Middle East: Solve your own problems

Politics

Iran is set to reclaim its role as regional leader

Once US troops go home, Iran has the most battle-ready military force to offset regional challenges.

Iran is set to reclaim its role as regional leader

War & Conflict

Why the Ayatollahs are sticking with Bashar al-Assad

The rapid rise of the Islamic State group has effectively bound the Ayatollahs and the Assad regime

Why the Ayatollahs are sticking with Bashar al-Assad