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

July 10, 2019 5:31 am

Workers of the World, Unite!

Bernie Sanders' crackpot foreign policy.
Shay Khatiri
June 21, 2019 4:14 pm

The Iran Crisis Demands a Coherent Response

It’s dangerous for the U.S. not to respond. It’s even more dangerous to have an incoherent strategy.
Shay Khatiri
June 20, 2019 4:33 am

At the World’s Most Important Building, No One Is Minding the Store

The Pentagon is adrift and the entire world may pay the consequences.
Shay Khatiri
June 19, 2019 4:57 am

Iran Could Close the Strait of Hormuz. America Needs to Be Prepared.

Did Iran attack two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman? The U.S. government says they did. America’s allies, including…
Shay Khatiri
June 18, 2019 5:07 am

It’s a Terrible Idea for Trump to Cozy Up to Nigel Farage

But you probably could have guessed that for yourself.
Shay Khatiri
June 5, 2019 4:49 am

Trump Wants Our Allies to Spend More on Defense. Is That a Good Idea?

One of President Trump’s frequent complaints about our allies is that they are “freeloaders” who aren’t doing enough…
Shay Khatiri
May 24, 2019 4:17 am

America’s Debt Problem Is a National Security Problem

The end of the Cold War marked the United States’ progression into the sole rules-maker and -enforcer for the world.
Shay Khatiri
May 20, 2019 6:28 am

Pardoning War Criminals Isn’t Just Wrong. It Hurts the Military and American Interests.

President Trump, who seems to see himself as a decidedly pro-military president, has issued one pardon and begun publicly musing…
Shay Khatiri
May 17, 2019 5:46 am

Nixon’s “Madman Theory” Doesn’t Work with Trump

If you want to pressure Iran, you have to be clear about what you actually mean to do.
Shay Khatiri
May 10, 2019 5:07 am

Trade Wars Are Good. But Hard to Win.

Trump's trade war with China isn't the problem. The problem is how he's waging it.
Shay Khatiri