Kasra Aarabi


Kasra Aarabi is a senior analyst at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change who specializes in Iran and Shiite Islamist extremism. He is also a nonresident scholar at the Middle East Institute and is undertaking a Ph.D. at the University of St. Andrews, where his research focuses on Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Articles by Kasra Aarabi
Hossein Taeb, then-head of the intelligence apparatus of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, looks on during a meeting in Tehran on June 24, 2018.
Hossein Taeb, then-head of the intelligence apparatus of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, looks on during a meeting in Tehran on June 24, 2018.
An Iranian woman walks past an anti-American mural on the wall of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran on May 8, 2018.
An Iranian woman walks past an anti-American mural on the wall of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran on May 8, 2018.
Iranian mourners stand on a bridge during the final stage of funeral processions for Qassem Suleimani in Kerman on Jan. 7.
Iranian mourners stand on a bridge during the final stage of funeral processions for Qassem Suleimani in Kerman on Jan. 7.
Protesters gather at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations.
Protesters gather at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations.