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

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
March 6, 2020 5:29 am

Trump’s Afghanistan Deal: Surrender with Reparations

Trump is giving the Taliban everything they want and abandoning the Afghan government.
Shay Khatiri
March 3, 2020 5:45 am

Bernie and Trump, Putin’s Chaos Candidates

From Russia with love: Putin’s election meddling and American self-doubt.
Shay Khatiri
February 25, 2020 9:09 am

Iran and the Coronavirus Crisis

Iran has had more COVID-19 deaths than any country but China. The Iranian people are right to doubt the regime’s facts and policies.
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