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Nazenin Ansari

Nazenin Ansari is a British-Iranian journalist and is the Managing Editor of Kayhan-London (Persian) and Kayhan-Life (English) independent media outlets focusing on news and culture in Iran, and the Middle East. She is a member of Chatham House and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
What’s Next for Iran?
In 1979, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was overthrown. His replacement, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini declared the birth of the Islamic republic of Iran. Today, ordinary Iranians live with an economy exhausted by sanctions and corruption, the media strictly controlled, and a hardline regime seeking to maintain its power by demonising outsiders. 40 years after the Revolution, our panellists discuss Iran’s place in the world, its deep distrust of the West and demonization of Israel and ...