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Battle for Yemen desert city now a key to Iran, US tension

In The News, 7 April 2021
Unpacking the MENA
Iran’s frustration over the Biden administration’s failure to swiftly lift sanctions has contributed to “an intensification of attacks by groups in Iraq, and the same in Yemen,” said Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, an Iran scholar at Britain's Royal United Services Institute. “Iran is trying to deliver a message to the U.S.,” Tabrizi said, “a message that the status quo is not sustainable.”

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Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi is Senior Research Fellow at the International Security Studies department at RUSI. Her research is... read more