International Security & Foreign Policy

Iran’s Strategy for the Arab World: Khomeinism and U.S. National Interests

Grant Year: 2022


Alex Vatanka will research and write a book examining the principal drivers of Iran’s policies toward the Arab world. He will analyze primary sources from Iran; examine secondary source materials from Arab states such as Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia; and interview experts and former officials in the Iranian diaspora in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.

The Middle East Institute International Security & Foreign Policy

$50,000