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Shay Khatiri

Shay Khatiri studied Strategic Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He’s an immigrant from Iran and writes the Substack newsletter The Russia-Iran File.


Articles by Shay Khatiri (page 1)

May 27, 2022 5:30 am

Gaffe Diplomacy and the Future of ‘Strategic Ambiguity’

Biden’s repeated remarks reveal the need to clarify our commitment to Taiwan.
Shay Khatiri
May 13, 2022 5:30 am

Toward a Long-Term Russia Policy

Congress should be thinking about how to deal with Russia beyond the war in Ukraine.
Shay Khatiri
May 3, 2022 5:30 am

Biden Has Two Thirds of a Russia Policy

They’ve identified the problem and set an objective, now they just need a solution.
Shay Khatiri
April 20, 2022 5:30 am

How Putin Conned the American Right

He carefully planted the seeds for his popularity among conservatives.
Shay Khatiri
April 18, 2022 5:30 am

It Looks Like Genocide

Rich Lowry thinks President Biden shouldn’t have used that term. But the evidence of genocide is mounting.
Shay Khatiri
April 12, 2022 5:30 am

Biden Must Invoke the Defense Production Act

Both the American and the Ukrainian arsenals should be full—and Russia should know it.
Shay Khatiri
April 7, 2022 5:30 am

Biden’s Defense Budget Pretends Ukraine Wasn’t Invaded

At a time of crisis, Biden plans to cut spending on national defense.
Shay Khatiri
March 29, 2022 5:30 am

NATO Must Free Itself from Its Promises to Russia

Why should the alliance be bound by agreements Russia flouts?
Shay Khatiri
March 24, 2022 5:30 am

How Kremlin Dictators Keep NATO Alive

Putin isn’t the first Russian leader to resuscitate a dying trans-Atlantic alliance.
Shay Khatiri
March 15, 2022 5:30 am

​​The Clock Is Running Out on Putin’s Invasion

What does victory look like for the Russian dictator, and does he stand a chance of achieving it?
Shay Khatiri