Commentary (Selection)

'Iran's nuclear file and Human Dignity'opendemocracy (London) 8th August 2012.


'Germany's Militarised Foreign Policy'IranReview (Tehran) 30th July 2012.


'Iran, Netanyahu and the Holocaust'Harvard University, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (Boston, MA), 30th April 2012.


'Islamutopia: A very short history of political Islam'LSE IDEAS (London), 11th April 2012.


'Iran seems an unlikely culprit for the attacks on Israeli diplomats'The Guardian (London), 15th February 2012.


'Iran is not about to collapse'The Guardian (London), 22nd November 2011.


'Iran, the Arab intifada and the end of the "Middle East"'bitterlemons-international (Jerusalem), 27th October 2011.


'After 9/11: The ripples of violenceOpendemocracy (London), 7th September 2011.


'A postamerican world can benefit Iraq and Iran'The Daily Star (Beirut), 13th August 2011.


'After the west (the end of an idea)'Opendemocracy (London), 23rd June 2011.


'Postmodern Islam and the Arab Revolts', Opendemocracy, (London), 7th March 2011.


'Europe Still Vital in Talks With Iran'The Guardian, (London), 13th November 2010.

'The Islam Drumbeat: An Orwellian Story', Opendemocracy (London), 28th October 2010.


The New UK Coalition and the Challenge of western Asia
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'A new Order in Greater West Asia: AfPak to Palestine'Opendemocracy (London), 14th July 2010.

'How to Make Peace with Iran'Opendemocracy (London), 14th May 2010.

'The Islamic Republic of Iran at 31', Channel 4 News, (London) 11th February 2010.


'However this plays out, Iran's leader can claim a win', The Independent, (London), 29th September 2009.


'Martin Amis is Wrong about Iran', The Guardian, (London), 28th July 2009.


'Iran: This is not a Revolution'The Guardian, (London), 23rd June 2009.

'Iran's Quest for Utopia'The Guardian, (London), 18th February 2009.