Sasan Fayazmanesh

Sasan Fayazmanesh is Professor Emeritus of Economics at California State University, Fresno, and is the author of Containing Iran: Obama’s Policy of “Tough Diplomacy.” He can be reached at:

The Tragedy of the Islamic Republic and the Progressives’ Dilemma

How to Do “Regime Change” Correctly: a Blueprint for the Biden Administration

Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils: a Vicious Circle

The Pirates of Gibraltar

Trump, Iran and the Fate of the JCPOA Nuclear Deal

Iran’s Nuclear Deal With the P5+1: Winners and Losers

Is Israel Losing the Battle to Wage War on Iran?

Is Obama’s Policy of "Tough Diplomacy" Really Withering Away?

The DNA of Iranians and Under Secretary Sherman

What Should be Expected From President Rowhani?

The P5+1 Meeting with Iran

The Forces Behind Iran’s Currency Crisis

Mr. Amano and Regime Change

The Used Car Salesman, a Mexican Drug Cartel and the Saudi Ambassador

Revolutions and Exorcisms

The Nature of "Revolutions" in the Middle East

Who Killed the Iranian Physics Professors?

Waiting for a New Economic Theory

Iran and the Leaks of Wikileaks

When Sanctions Are Not Enough

The Left and Iranian Exiles

The End of "Tough Diplomacy"?

An Academic Blunder

A Dangerous Liaison

The Iranian Election and Its Aftermath

Dennis Ross and Iran

Our Current Economic Crisis

R.I.P.: the Experts, 1929-2008

Using the IAEA to Spy on Iran

The Shoot Down of Iran Air Flight 655

The United States and Iran

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the "Mullahs"

Who We Are and What We Do

Nuclear Ambiguity or Hypocrisy?

An Interview with Sasan Fayazmanesh

The Saga of Iran’s Alleged WMD

What Kermit Roosevelt Didn’t Say

The Weapon of Choice

Who Is Next?

The Good Terrorists?