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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)

June 24, 2022 5:30 am

The Big Factors in the Ukraine War Now: Endurance and Time

On bravery, bullets, and balance sheets.
Shay Khatiri
June 21, 2022 5:30 am

Biden’s Trip to Jeddah Is an Admission That His Saudi Policy Has Failed

His instincts to promote democracy and human rights were good, but he moved too quickly and too clumsily.
Shay Khatiri
June 7, 2022 5:30 am

Russia’s Blockade of Ukraine’s Ports Is Causing a Humanitarian Disaster

What can be done about it?
Shay Khatiri
May 31, 2022 5:30 am

It’s Time for Biden to Back Iranian Protesters

As food prices soar, anti-regime protesters are taking to the streets. Why isn’t the U.S. supporting them?
Shay Khatiri
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