Majid Rafizadeh knows the cost of war in Syria too deeply—that’s why he opposes an American intervention.
Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-Syrian scholar, is president of the International American Council. He serves on the advisory board of Harvard International Review, an official publication of Harvard University and Harvard International Relations Council. Majid Rafizadeh is political analyst, Middle East expert, and human rights activist. He is the author of forthcoming book "U.S., Iran and the Arab world". He served as ambassador for the National Iranian American Council.
Rafizadeh has previously taught at several universities including Islamic Azad University, Damascus University, and University of California Santa Barbara through Fulbright Teaching scholarship. He regularly commentates on national and international outlets including CNN, BBC, Aljazeera, Fox News, France 24 International, to name a few. His works have appeared on The New York Times International, Foreign Policy, CNN, The Nation, Yale Journal of International Affairs, The Jerusalem Post, The Huffington Post, and etc. He can be reached at Rafizadeh@fas.harvard.edu.
Economic liberalization without political reform to spread that wealth triggered the civil war, writes Majid Rafizadeh.