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MEI Visiting Research Fellow Dr. Sara Bazoobandi recently gave an interview to the Persian website Arseh Sevom (The Third Arena) about the troubled economic situation in Iran due to international sanctions. She addresses the sanctions’ effects on elements such as the crime rate and health care as well as civil society more generally, and she [...]
“It’s not as conservative as people make it out to be,” says Dr. Sara Bazoobandi, an Iranian-born scholar at MEI. Having grown up and completed her undergraduate studies in Iran, Bazoobandi disputes the popular stereotype of a highly traditional and reclusive Iranian society.