Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh is a Harvard-educated Iranian-American political scientist. He is a leading expert on Iran and US foreign policy, a businessman and president of the International American Council. He serves on the boards of the Harvard International Review, the Harvard International Relations Council and the US-Middle East Chamber for Commerce and Business.

Twitter: @Dr_Rafizadeh

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Economic recovery should be a priority for the Syrian government

One of the most pressing issues for the Syrian government to focus on is leading the nation into a sustainable economic recovery.

June 15, 2023

United approach needed to resolve the Sudan conflict

Before the point of no return is reached, a powerful collective approach is required in order to find a solution that will permanently end the war in Sudan.

June 11, 2023

Cooperation between regional and global organizations important for addressing climate crisis

The climate crisis has posed several critical threats and inflicted crippling losses across the world, particularly in the Middle East.

June 04, 2023

US should focus on economic diplomacy in the Middle East

While geopolitical, military and security issues are critical pillars of foreign policy, the Biden administration could also enhance its Middle Eastern policy by putting more emphasis on economic development and relationships with its allies.

June 01, 2023

Gulf region making giant strides in renewable energy race

The oil-rich Gulf has become a key player in the growing renewable energy market. This will undoubtedly have a significant positive impact for the future of the region.

May 28, 2023

Protection of Sudanese civilians must be international community’s priority

Tackling the humanitarian situation in Sudan ought to be a priority for the international community. The setting up of a ceasefire monitoring mechanism and distinguishing between combatants and civilians are critical to the protection of ordinary people.

May 21, 2023