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

January 14, 2020 5:37 am

Mayor Pete: Neocon?

Pete Buttigieg has clear views about America's role in the world. And they're a lot like the old-school, Cold War Democrats'.
Shay Khatiri
January 9, 2020 5:14 am

Trump’s Treatment of U.S. Allies Comes Home to Roost

For three years Donald Trump abused America's allies. Now he’s shocked that they’re not rushing to back him up on killing Soleimani.
Shay Khatiri
January 8, 2020 6:07 am

Team of Rookies

The Iran clash finds a president who has never dealt with a national security crisis before, surrounded by officials who also have little crisis experience.
Shay Khatiri
January 7, 2020 6:00 am

Illegal. Barbaric. And Foolish.

Attacking Iranian cultural sites would violate the law and harm American interests.
Shay Khatiri
January 3, 2020 11:36 am

Killing Soleimani Creates Opportunity for America and Its Allies

Early Friday morning, a U.S. drone strike killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Quds Force, as he rode in…
Shay Khatiri
December 31, 2019 5:30 am

On Foreign Policy, Trump Is No Reagan

The new national security advisor’s sorry attempt to tout the Trump record on foreign affairs.
Shay Khatiri
December 10, 2019 5:42 am

Nikki Haley Has a Superpower

Nikki Haley became an overnight superstar in 2015, after she took down the Confederate flag from across from the South…
Shay Khatiri
December 4, 2019 10:31 am

Of Course Trump Was Laughed Out of the NATO Summit

If America won’t take care of our allies, Russia and China will.
Shay Khatiri
November 29, 2019 5:43 am

The Swampiest Swamp in the History of Swamps

It turns out that the connections between President Donald Trump and Turkey are even stranger than we thought. Consider…
Shay Khatiri
November 28, 2019 6:42 am

I Believe in America

Happy Thanksgiving, to my adopted home.
Shay Khatiri