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Kasra Aarabi

Kasra Aarabi

Kasra Aarabi is director of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) research at United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI). Previously, he was the Iran Program lead at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, and a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C. A native Persian (Farsi) speaker, Aarabi is currently undertaking a Ph.D. at the University of St. Andrews. Follow him @KasraAarabi.

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Iran's (Next) President—but the IRGC's First?

Iran's (Next) President—but the IRGC's First?

As with Ebrahim Raisi, Ayatollah Khamenei will make sure that Iran's next president is an obedient ideological loyalist, whose power is dependent upon Khamenei’s own office and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Kasra Aarabi, Jack Roush