Director of IRGC Research
Kasra Aarabi is director of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) research at United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI). He specializes in Iranian military and security affairs and Shi’a extremism. Kasra is also a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC. Previously, he was the Iran Program lead at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. 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 the IRGC. Follow him @KasraAarabi.
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