Maysam Behravesh

Maysam Behravesh

Maysam Behravesh is a news editor at Iran International TV channel. He is also a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science and an affiliated researcher in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), at Lund University, Sweden.

Syria's War

Assad's strategic use of ISIL made his victory in Syria possible

The Syrian regime used groups like ISIL and al-Qaeda to undermine the opposition and seize territory.

Assad's strategic use of ISIL made his victory in Syria possible

Iran

Will Russia let Iran down to win the US over?

Russia sees itself as a superpower, not as Iran's equal. This is what dictates its policies towards Iran.

Will Russia let Iran down to win the US over?

Iran

ISIL attack in Iran: Why now and what will happen next?

The ISIL attack that left 16 people dead in Tehran may have grave implications at home and abroad.

ISIL attack in Iran: Why now and what will happen next?