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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

October 23, 2020 5:11 am

Turkey Is Distancing Itself from NATO

Erdoğan strengthens his autocratic rule and tightens ties with Russia.
Shay Khatiri
October 13, 2020 5:36 am

The Coronavirus Is Killing Democracy

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a blow to American exceptionalism. In all the worst ways—number of deaths, incoherence of government…
Shay Khatiri
October 7, 2020 6:46 pm

McSally Flops in Only Arizona Senate Debate

The Republican incumbent, far behind her astronaut challenger in the polls, squandered a chance to turn things around.
Shay Khatiri
October 2, 2020 5:30 am

The Clock Is Ticking for Mattis and Kelly to Speak Out

They owe one last act of patriotism to America.
Shay Khatiri
September 18, 2020 5:30 am

Don’t Let Iran Get Away with Murder

The IOC and FIFA should ban Iranian teams from international athletic tournaments for the regime’s killing of athlete Navid Afkari.
Shay Khatiri
September 17, 2020 5:30 am

What a Post-Trump Conservative Coalition Should Look Like

Conservatism is dead. Long live conservatism.
Shay Khatiri
September 16, 2020 5:30 am

The Arab World’s Long, Slow Turn Away from Anti-Zionism

Putting the new peace accords in context.
Shay Khatiri
September 15, 2020 5:32 am

The Dragon Rises

In order to head off a potential conflict with China, the U.S. should refocus military and soft-power efforts to contain a resurgent Middle Kingdom.
Shay Khatiri
September 8, 2020 5:30 am

Make Democracy Attractive Again

If Biden wins, a domestic democracy restoration will be a necessary foreign policy goal.
Shay Khatiri
September 4, 2020 5:30 am

Institutions and the Crises of 2020

A conversation with Yuval Levin.
Shay Khatiri