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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)

October 26, 2021 5:30 am

Does the Biden Administration Have a Global Climate Change Plan?

Four recent reports from the administration suggest not.
Shay Khatiri
October 19, 2021 5:30 am

China’s New Missile Demands Better Defenses

Sometimes the best offense is a good defense.
Shay Khatiri
October 11, 2021 5:30 am

Liberal Democracies Deserve a League of Our Own

The idea of an organization of representative, rule-of-law states has never been more appealing.
Shay Khatiri
October 6, 2021 5:30 am

Is Russia Un-Losing the Cold War?

Three decades of weaponized corruption have degraded the West.
Shay Khatiri
October 4, 2021 5:30 am

Iran’s Self-Inflicted Water Crisis

Locking up environmentalists while the regime’s policies leave the rivers running dry.
Shay Khatiri
September 30, 2021 5:30 am

Did Biden Lie About What the Generals Recommended for Afghanistan?

And other questions left unanswered by this week’s hearing.
Shay Khatiri
September 28, 2021 5:30 am

What Went Wrong with Conservatism?

Two important pieces of the puzzle: mindless anti-leftism and hackish popularizers.
Shay Khatiri
September 20, 2021 5:30 am

Boris Johnson Does the ‘Blair Twist’

Once chummy with Trump, the U.K.’s prime minister now embraces Biden.
Shay Khatiri
September 17, 2021 6:20 am

Four Things to Know About the New U.S.-U.K.-Australia Submarine Deal

Who hates it more: the Chinese or the French?
Shay Khatiri
September 15, 2021 5:30 am

Whatever Happened to National Honor?

Our foreign policy decisions aren’t just about our friends and enemies—they’re also about who we are.
Shay Khatiri