USIP has a created an online community around The Iran Primer - a book also available online. New articles on The Iran Primer website have captured key junctures in Iranian politics, economy and foreign policy from experts who were in the field in Iran during the contentious 2009 presidential election and its aftermath, and more. Learn more and join the community.
The Institute's work is not always visible because it seeks to protect the people it works with in conflict zones. USIP Executive Vice President outlines USIP's work in a few of the regions you care about.
Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin has been senior diplomatic reporter for USA Today since 1996. Now on her seventh trip to Iran, Slavin interviewed veteran political figure and newly elected member of parliament, Ali Larijani.