Shay Khatiri

Shay Khatiri joined JINSA in January 2023 as a Senior Policy Analyst. He studied at the Strategic Studies Department at Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, and attended college at Arizona State University, where he studied Political Science, History, and Political Philosophy. Prior to joining JINSA, he worked as a political consultant and a freelance writer. Shay grew up in Iran, was involved with the Green Movement in 2009, and is currently seeking political asylum in the United States.


Iran and Russia Won Syria’s Civil War (and the U.S. Lost It)
The US hands China the Middle East — at its own peril
Is There Such a Thing as ‘the West’?
Cause for Hope Amid War and Authoritarianism
Iran’s Revolution Is Maturing: Is A Free Iran Within Reach?
Iran’s Revolution Continues
Searching for Iran’s Secular Heritage