Iran: USIP Releases “The Iran Primer”
The United States Institute of Peace announced the release of “The Iran Primer: Power, Politics, and U.S. Policy” today. The primer includes pieces from over 50 foreign policy experts including Daniel Brumberg, Juan Cole, Haleh Esfandiari, Karim Sadjadpour, Steven Heydemann, Richard Haass, and Anthony Cordesman, among others. The book includes short sections by each author on a range of topics involving Iran, including the Islamic Revolution of 1979, opposition movements, economic issues, and the inside perspectives of individuals involved in the formulation of policy towards Iran from every U.S. Administration since Carter. The collection was edited by Robin Wright, and is now available online with a print edition due in December.