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Kasra Aarabi

Iran Programme Lead


Kasra Aarabi is the Iran Programme Lead at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, where he specialises in Iran and Shia Islamist extremism. He is also a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC. Kasra is a native Persian (Farsi) speaker and holds an MA (Hons) in international relations and a BA in international politics, both from King's College London. He is also undertaking a PhD at the University of St Andrews, where his research focuses on Iran's Revolutionary Guard.