Alex Vatanka

Alex Vatanka, senior fellow at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., specializes in Middle Eastern affairs, focusing particularly on Iran. He was previously the editor of Jane’s Islamic Affairs Analyst.

April 2015, Volume 26, Issue 2

The Authoritarian Resurgence: Iran Abroad

The Iranian regime has sought to recast conventional principles of human rights and political participation by forging alliances with like-minded regimes and by broadcasting its narrative to an international audience.