The summary on Iran is a brief analytical coverage of the most prominent issues and topics related to Iran. This coverage aims to shed further light on these issues and interactions that are taking place from the perspective of a specialist in Iranian affairs. The summary focuses on domestic policy-related issues, which are generally overlooked, as a way of understanding Iran the state. Yet, this does not mean neglecting the issues related to the dimension of foreign policy and its interactions, which will receive their fair share of analysis.
This summary represents a translation of the role that the newly-founded Iranian Studies Unit is keen to play, which is to generate a better understanding of the Iranian society and Iran’s foreign political life, in addition to producing a serious and in-depth study on Iran.