Mohsen M. Milani

Snapshot
Mohsen M. Milani

Yesterday's announcement of a plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States is just the latest story in the struggle now unfolding between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Snapshot
Mohsen M. Milani

Iran plays the role of a spoiler power in Iraq: it is insufficiently powerful to impose its own agenda on the country but holds enough sway to disrupt U.S. operations there. As they battle for influence in Iraq, can Tehran and Washington find any common ground?

News & Events
Suzanne Maloney, Mohsen M. Milani, Gideon Rose

A discussion on Iran's disputed election, the future of the Islamic Republic, and the impact of U.S. policy on reform. 

Essay
Jul/Aug
2009
Mohsen M. Milani

Iran’s foreign policy is often portrayed in sensationalistic terms, but in reality it is a rational strategy meant to ensure the survival of the Islamic Republic against what Tehran thinks is an existential threat posed by the United States.