Articles by Rashin Khosravi

Part 1 of an exchange.  See the response by Andrei Kortunov. Since he became president in 1999, Russian President Vladimir Putin has had the ambition of changing the unilateral order of the international world to a new bilateral one. Russia’s enormous territory, nuclear arsenal, and …

On March 16, 1988, Iraqi fighter jets attacked Halabja, a small town on Iraq’s northeastern border with Iran, with chemical bombs. The Halabja chemical attack was the largest chemical weapons attack on civilians in history; in this attack, 5000 people, mostly women and children, lost …

On March 16, 1988, Iraqi fighter jets attacked Halabja, a small town on Iraq’s northeastern border with Iran, with chemical bombs. The Halabja chemical attack was the largest chemical weapons attack on civilians in history; in this attack, 5000 people, mostly women and children, lost …

It is Hard to be a Woman in Iran

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

The result of first round of the Parliamentary election in Iran, held on February 27, shows that so far, women captured 14 of 290 seats of the Iranian Parliament. Compared with 9 female policymakers in the current Parliament, the result of the recent election may …

Identity Versus Donald Trump

March 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Every person as a mature individual has a conception of herself/himself that has been built based on a group of identities throughout her/his life. Identities are built on top of various attributes and experiences, which are open to different interpretations: “race” is a good example for …

We Came with Hope

February 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Friday February 26, 2016, millions of Iranians participated in two different elections to send their favorite candidates to important political institutions: the Parliament (Majlis) and the Assembly of Experts (Majles Khobregan). In the election of the Assembly of Experts, among 161 candidates, 88 members will …

Sulaymaniyah, Iraq — During my visit last month to the headquarters of the Iraqi Kurdish fighters, the Peshmerga, here, I discovered how women are defeating ISIS.  Since ISIS fighters believe that they will not go to heaven if they are killed by a woman, this belief …

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