avatar

Behzad Yaghmaian

Behzad Yaghmaian is a professor of political economy at Ramapo College in New Jersey. His books include 'Social Change in Iran: An Eyewitness Account of Dissent, Defiance, and Movements for Rights', and 'Embracing the Infidel: Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West'. 

Politics

How sanctions and the Arab Spring helped Iran

Sanctions haven't turned Iranians against the government - worse, failed Arab uprisings have turned them off dissent.