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

February 14, 2020 5:45 am

The Irrelevance of Marco Rubio

He used to be the future of the Republican party. Now he’s desperately hunting for new principles.
Shay Khatiri
February 11, 2020 5:45 am

Wrong Way on Huawei

The Trump administration failed to block the U.K. from working with the Chinese telecom giant. Here’s why it matters.
Shay Khatiri
February 10, 2020 6:00 am

Democrats’ Dangerous War Powers Gambit

Congress should be wary of further limiting the president’s authority to quickly project military power.
Shay Khatiri
February 2, 2020 6:00 am

Sanders and Trump: Striking Similarities

Their shared antipathy to mainstream U.S. policy gives the two men a lot in common.
Shay Khatiri
January 27, 2020 5:25 am

Mike Pompeo Is The Worst

Take Hillary Clinton's calculation and ambition; cross it with Donald Trump's vulgarity and dishonesty, and voila—you've got Mike Pompeo.
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