Shay Khatiri

Shay Khatiri is a graduate student of Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. He grew up in Iran and left the country in 2011. He is currently seeking political asylum in the United States.


Articles by Shay Khatiri

May 28, 2020 5:30 am

Should We Resume Nuclear Testing?

It’s time for U.S. nuclear strategy to recognize new realities.
Shay Khatiri
April 26, 2020 5:34 am

America First, But without Trump

Andrew Bacevich’s blueprint for squandering our Cold War victory.
Shay Khatiri
April 18, 2020 5:30 am

A China Strategy Blueprint

How a potential Biden administration might hold China accountable for its role in the coronavirus pandemic.
Shay Khatiri
April 9, 2020 5:30 am

Treat Taiwan Like the Independent Ally It Is

The COVID-19 pandemic is another reminder that the One China Policy is long past its expiration date.
Shay Khatiri
April 3, 2020 5:30 am

The Pentagon’s Transparency Problem

Why a perennial challenge—balancing the need for secrets with the need to know—has grown worse under Trump.
Shay Khatiri
March 31, 2020 5:30 am

The U.S. Military in the Coronavirus Crisis

How well suited is the military to assisting in civilian public health emergencies?
Shay Khatiri
March 30, 2020 5:30 am

The Iran Sanctions and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Don’t be fooled by false claims about the U.S. sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Shay Khatiri
March 25, 2020 5:30 am

COVID-19 and Our Coming Clash with China

The geopolitical context of the fights about China and the coronavirus.
Shay Khatiri
March 21, 2020 5:30 am

The Petty President

Donald Trump’s lack of empathy and rhetorical gracelessness make him especially unsuited for this moment of crisis.
Shay Khatiri
March 9, 2020 5:27 am

Three Worrisome Constitutional Trends

Court-bashing, norm-skirting, bureaucrat-purging.
Shay Khatiri