Episode 36: Iran Confronts Domestic and Regional Change

As the world watches, protests continue to rage across Iran.

With protests continuing across the country, Dr Neil Melvin is joined by Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, Senior Research Fellow, RUSI International Security Studies, to consider Iran’s future as it faces a changing regional and global security. They assess whether the protests can be a catalyst for domestic reform, and how these internal developments are shaping Iran’s foreign policy. What are the implications of Tehran’s growing relationship with Moscow for the war against Ukraine? What might future regional relations between Iran and China look like?

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Dr Neil Melvin

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Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi

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