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

November 14, 2019 5:44 am

Dereliction of Duty

The fall of the Berlin Wall required American moral and political leadership. Today, neither party is serious about the U.S. role in the world.
Shay Khatiri
November 4, 2019 5:31 am

Actually, Giving Aid to Ukraine Is Putting America First

Former Congressman Sean Duffy decided to beclown himself earlier this week by questioning the patriotism of a decorated military officer.
Shay Khatiri
October 29, 2019 5:46 am

Farewell to Hackery

When I had to choose between my principles and my blinding partisanship.
Shay Khatiri
October 28, 2019 1:18 pm

Al-Baghdadi Is Dead. The War Against Islamism Continues.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. Now what? Al-Baghdadi’s death couldn’t have come at a better time for the president. He…
Shay Khatiri
October 21, 2019 7:00 am

Should Mark “Esperanto” Quit?

The ugly choice Mark Esper faces after Trump’s Turkey debacle.
Shay Khatiri
October 19, 2019 5:52 am

Through a Glass Darkly: Donald Trump’s “Great Deals” With World Leaders

How mirror imaging is leading the president to misread complex international relationships.
Shay Khatiri
October 16, 2019 10:32 am

Tulsi Gabbard’s “Regime-Change War” Is a Fraud

Tulsi Gabbard is many things, but among them is this unfortunate fact: She is the ideological heir Ramsey Clark, LBJ’s…
Shay Khatiri
October 15, 2019 6:51 am

Conning the Con Man

Donald Trump got rolled by Turkey. And he doesn't even know it.
Shay Khatiri
October 14, 2019 5:24 am

History Did Not Begin With Donald Trump

Republicans were plenty courageous. Before Trump.
Shay Khatiri
October 7, 2019 5:52 am

Impeachment Is Not a “Coup”

President Trump has called the commencement of an impeachment inquiry a “coup.” This sentiment has been echoed—actually, it was…
Shay Khatiri