Ahmad Sadri

Ahmad Sadri

Ahmad Sadri is Professor of Sociology and James P Gorter Chair of Islamic World Studies at Lake Forest College.

US-Iran escalation

Why did Iran lie about shooting down the Ukrainian plane?

There are no true checks and balances within the Islamic Republic.

Why did Iran lie about shooting down the Ukrainian plane?

Soleimani assassination

How the Trump administration saved the Islamic Republic

The Iranian leadership was struggling with a major legitimacy crisis when Trump came to its rescue.

How the Trump administration saved the Islamic Republic

Iran

Why did protests erupt in Iran?

The protests are not the product of political games or foreign influence, but of dysfunction in the Islamic Republic.

Why did protests erupt in Iran?