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Karim Sadjadpour

Karim Sadjadpour is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.
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Why the Iran Uprising Matters

January 2, 2018 Protest movements in the Middle East face enormous repressive hurdles and rarely have happy endings. Even when protesters “succeed” in toppling an autocrat, they’ve rarely succeeded in ending autocracy. In Iran, the obstacles to success are daunting. Whereas most Middle Eastern countries are ruled by secular autocrats focused on repressing...

The Neuroscience Guide to Negotiations With Iran

January 15, 2014 “Imagine being told that you cannot do what everyone else is doing,” appealed Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in a somber YouTube message defending the country’s nuclear program in November. “Would you back down? Would you relent? Or would you stand your ground?” While only 14 nations, including Iran, enrich...