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Trita Parsi

MSNBC Columnist

Trita Parsi is the executive vice president of the Quincy Institute and the author of “Losing an Enemy — Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy.”

Trita Parsi is the executive vice president of the Quincy Institute and the author of “Losing an Enemy — Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy.”

Latest from Trita Parsi

17d ago

How the E.U. blacklisting Iran's Revolutionary Guard could undermine protesters

The European Union is considering a measure against the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps that could undermine protesters and ruin the Iran nuclear deal.
52d ago

While MBS undermines America, Joe Biden has his back on Yemen

The Senate came very close to ending America’s complicity in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen earlier this week with a war powers resolution. Biden pushed back for the worst reason.
82d ago

Biden is right to pivot toward diplomacy in the Russia-Ukraine war

President Joe Biden’s recent diplomatic interventions in the Russia-Ukraine war have given Washington whiplash, proving progressives were right.
122d ago

Saudi Arabia's 'hostile act' proves Biden critics right — and his advisers very wrong

Further proof Biden should have stuck to his instincts and declined to visit Saudi Arabia earlier this year.
124d ago

Why you can't understand Iran in 2022 without understanding 1978

Protests in Iran continue, but no clear leader of the movement has emerged.
137d ago

India's rebuke of Putin should reduce Washington's fears of a multipolar world

The U.S. should not treat the Global South’s welcoming of multipolarity as anti-Americanism.
165d ago

Weeks after Biden's fist-bump, Saudi Arabia continues to taunt America

Biden not only failed to bring oil prices down — he also committed to a misguided security strategy.
183d ago

Biden already has two foreign crises on his hands. It's not too late for him to avoid a third.

The last thing America needs right now is a three-front foreign crisis. Yet here we are.
233d ago

In the Middle East, Biden walks in Trump's footsteps and will repeat his failure

Committing American lives to defend dictatorships is far more scandalous than engaging with MBS.
262d ago

Has Biden lost the plot on Iran?

Biden can’t pursue Trump era Iran policy — and blame Trump for it.
275d ago

Biden's Russia-Ukraine war mission creep is an alarmingly slippery slope

Reports that the United States is actively helping Ukraine kill Russian generals highlight how America’s goals in Ukraine are expanding — with potentially devastating consequences.