“Origins of the crisis in Yemen” Video Response

“Origins of the crisis in Yemen” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the background of the current political crisis in Yemen. Yemen is located in the Southwestern part of the Middle East…

Ideal US foreign Policy in the Middle East

Ideal US foreign Policy in the Middle East

A major debate within public policy is the ideal foreign policy that the US should follow with regards to the Middle East. some argue that…

Ali Shariati & Liberal Islamic Political Thought

Ali Shariati & Liberal Islamic Political Thought

One of the most important political theorists in Iran over the past century was Ali Shariati. Shariati was a well-known Iranian intellectual active during the…

Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi & Conservative Islamic Political Thought

Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi & Conservative Islamic Political Thought

One of the major figures within contemporary Shi’a Islamic philosophy is Ayatollah Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi, an Iranian conservative politician, Islamic scholar, and Shi’a cleric. Mesbah-Yazdi is…