Kaveh L Afrasiabi

Kaveh L Afrasiabi

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, PhD. in political science, has also studied theology and is director and founder of the non-governmental organization Global Interfaith Peace, and has taught political science at Tehran University, Boston University, and Bentley College. Afrasiabi has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University, UC Berkeley, Binghamton University, Center For Strategic Research, Tehran and Institute For Strategic Studies in Paris. He is the author of "After Khomeini: New Directions in Iran’s Foreign Policy" (Westview Press), "Islam and Ecology" (Harvard University Press), and "Iran’s Nuclear Program" (BookSurge), "Nir/North," (NEPCO), and "Reading in Iran's Foreign Policy After September 11" (forthcoming). He has also published numerous articles and book chapters, including: “Islamic Ecotheology,” Book chapter in Religion, Environment and World Views: A Global Anthology (Wadsworth, 2003); “Islam and Post-Anthropocentrism,” Book Chapter in Encyclopedia of Religion and Environment"' (Chicago University Press, 2003); "Communicative theory and theology," Harvard Theological Review (1998); "Realism, Not Idealism, Keeping Iran's Nuclear Potential Latent," Harvard International Review (2007); "Iran’s Foreign Policy Since 9/11", "Brown’s Journal of World Affairs", co-authored with Abbas Maleki (No 2, 2003). He is a former consultant to the UN’s "Dialogue Among Civilizations", and occasional contributor to the "UN Chronicle". Afrasiabi has worked as a consultant to CBS's "60 Minutes" and has appeared on numerous television programs including CNN, MSNBC, Voice of America, and al-jazeera. Afrasiabi is a regular contributor to the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Global Dialogue, and Asia Times.

Articles

* "UN Chronicle", “Conversation With the Under Secretary General For Peacekeeping Operations,” UN Chronicle (No. 2, 2007)http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2007/issue1/0107p16.htm

* "UN Chronicle", "Conversation with Assistant Secretary General, Robert Orr, On UN Management Reform" (No. 2, 2006)http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2006/issue2/0206p01.html

* "UN Chronicle", “Conversation with Mohammad Khatami on Alliance of Civilizations,”(No. 1 2007)http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2006/webArticles/102006_Khatami.htm

*"UN Chronicle", "Who Should Lead Our Anti-Terrorism Efforts?" Co-authored with Edward McMahon (No. 1, 2003)http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2003/issue1/0103p75.html

* "UN Chronicle", "Conversation With Shirin Ebadi, the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Winner" (No. 1, 2004)http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2004/issue1/0104p66.asp


* "UN Chronicle", "Listening, Inclusiveness, Tolerance, Reciprocity: Dialogue Among Civilizations" (No. 2, 2001)http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2001/issue2/0102p54.htm

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* "UN Chronicle", "Conversationn With Ambassador Margaret Ellen Loj on UN Peacebuilding Commission," (No.1 2006)http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2005/issue4/0405p32.html

*"UNDP", "Saving the UN From Itself"http://www.undpi.org/World-News/COMMENT-Saving-the-UN-from-itself.html

*"South Centre, Geneva", "Reforming the UN the Bush Way,"http://www.southcentre.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=553&Itemid=109

*"Global Dialogue", "The United Nations and the Idea of Dialogue Among Civilizations"http://www.worlddialogue.org/dialogue.htm

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* "Harvard International Review", "Keeking Iran's Nuclear Ambition Latent," (Summer 2006)http://hir.harvard.edu/articles/1403/

* "Council On Foreign Relations". "US Should Engage, Not Isolate Iran" http://www.cfr.org/publication/12455/afrasiabi.html?breadcrumb=%2Fregion%2F478%2Fnortheast_asia

* "Johns Hopkins University", "Iran's nuclear program: paths to negotiation"http://www.solh.nu/showarticle.asp?adressID=3504
* "Christian Science Monitor", "The Costs of American Bellicosity Toward Iran," (Oct. 2007)http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1030/p09s01-coop.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaveh_L_Afrasiabi

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* "Der Tagesspiegel, “Der geist in flasche halten,” (4/26/2005)http://www.tagesspiegel.de/meinung/archiv/26.04.2005/1781221.asp

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* "Der Tageszeit", “Die UN Brauchen enien mittleweg,” (5/31/2005)http://www.taz.de/pt/2005/05/31/a0167.1/text.ges,1

* "International Herald Tribune", "Iran's Nuclear Program: A Crisis of Choice, Not Necessity," co-authored with Priouz Mojtahedzadehhttp://www.iht.com/articles/2005/08/11/opinion/edkaveh.php?page=2

* "International Herald Tribune", "Saving Face with Iran," co-authored with Abbas Malekihttp://www.iht.com/articles/2006/08/25/opinion/edmaleki.php

* "International Herald Tribune", "Threats are not the way to deal with Iran," co-authored with Pirouz Mojtahedzadehhttp://www.iht.com/articles/2004/07/02/edkaveh_ed3_.php

* "International Herald Tribune", "Iran Needs Nuclear Energy," Co-authored with Mohammad Sahimi and Pirouz Mojtahedzadehhttp://www.iht.com/articles/2003/10/14/edsahimi_ed3_.php

* "San Francisco Chronicle", "Security Guarantee Missing in Iran," (May 2008)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/19/ED7R10P2OV.DTL

* "San Francisco Chronicle", "Crisis De-Fusion" (Feb. 2007)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/02/04/EDGC7N6OD91.DTL

* "San Francisco Chronicle", "Are Iran's Missiles a Threat to Europe?" (May 2007)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/05/07/EDGUSPL10R1.DTL

* "San Francisco Chronicle", "To Stabilize Pakistan, US Needs To Rethink India Policy" (June 2008)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/03/EDJ3U8686.DTL

* "San Francisco Chronicle", "Time To Broaden US-Iran Dialogue" (July 2007)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/07/19/EDG6QQ509A1.DTL

* "San Francisco Chronicle", "US, Iran Need to Build Confidence," co-authored with Abbas Maleki (Sept. 2007)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2007/09/21/EDGBSA72B.DTL

* "San Francisco Chronicle", "On the Iraq Study Group Recommendations" (Dec. 2006)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/12/08/EDGOULJ5EQ1.DTL

* "Boston Globe", "How To Build US-Iran Relations," co-authored with Abbas Maleki (Sept. 2007)http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/publication/17531/how_to_build_usiran_relations.html?breadcrumb=%2Fexperts%2F1381%2Fkaveh_l_afrasiabi

* "San Francisco Chronicle", “Iran’s Diplomacy in Action,” (August, 2006)http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/08/25/EDG0SJ7N5E1.DTLhttp://bcsia.ksg.harvard.edu/publication.cfm?program=CORE&ctype=article&item_id=1545

* Boston Globe, "The View From Tehran," co-authored with Kayhan Barzegar (Dec. 2007)http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/experts/1381/kaveh_l_afrasiabi.html

*Boston Globe", “Two-Track Diplomacy with Iran,” (April 2006)http://www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/2006/04/03/a_two_track_path_to_dialogue_with_iran/

* "Boston Globe", “Governor’s got it wrong on Khatami,” (September 2006)http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2006/09/07/governors_got_it_wrong_on_khatami/

* "Middle East online, "Conversation with Noam Chomsky on Iraq Study Group Report"http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/opinion/?id=18938

* "Middle East online", “Conversation with Noam Chomsky on Lebanon war”http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/opinion/?id=17205

* “Iran’s Foreign Policy Priorities: Conversation with Iran’s Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki”http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/cgi-bin/blogs/voices.php/2006/09/27/p11106

* "Washington Post", "A New Cold War: Reagan's Legacy at Risk" (Aug. 2008)http://www.secure-x-001.net/SecureGeo/Issue/SecureObservationComments.asp?IssueFunction=108&IssuDate=8/28/2008&Site=109&Portal=1

* "Washington Post", "Henry Kissinger's Logic" (Dec. 2007)http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/16/AR2007121601428.html

* "Washington Post", "Diplomacy Is the Best Option on Iran's Nuclear Program" (Aug. 2006)http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/30/AR2006083003088.html?referrer=emailarticle

* "Washington Post", "The State of the War in Iraq" (Sept. 2007)http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/13/AR2007091302362.html?tid=informbox

* "Washington Post", "Iran Looks To the East" (April 2008)http://www.campaigniran.org/casmii/index.php?q=node/4790

* "New York Times,, "Incident at Sea" (Jan. 2008)http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/11/opinion/lweb11iran.html?scp=4&sq=Afrasiabi&st=cse

* "Trube Blue Liberal", "Captain Ahab and the Islamic Whale" (Jan. 2008)http://www.trueblueliberal.com/2008/01/10/captain-ahab-and-the-islamic-whale/

* "Payvand.com". "Debunking Christopher Hitchens" (Feb. 2008)http://www.payvand.com/news/08/feb/1205.html

* "Asia Times online", "The Illusion of American smart power"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/IK13Ak02.html

* "Asia Times online", "Medvedev Holds Key to WTO," co-authored with Natalia Goldhttp://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/JC21Ag01.html

* "Asia Times online", "Ban Ki-Moon and Global and UN Challenges"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Global_Economy/JG16Dj04.html

*"Asia Times online", "Iran plays the mediator,"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/JI20Ak02.html

* "Asia Times online", "Azerbaijan at crosswinds of a new cold war," http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/JI09Ag02.html

* "Asia Times online", "Howard Zinn on Obama in American History" http://atimes.com/atimes/Front_Page/JD04Aa01.html

* "Asia Times online", "Iran and Religious Diplomacy: Conversation With Bishop John Bryson Chane"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/JF21Ak04.html

* "Asia Times online", "How Iran Wants To Fix the World: Conversation With Iran's Ambassador to Japan, Abbas Araghchi,"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/JE23Ak01.html

* "Asia Times online", "A Look into Pakistan's Political Future: Conversation With Hassan Abbas"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/JA04Df05.html

* "Asia Times online", "Let's talk about the bomb: Conversation with Nuclear Expert Matthew Bunn"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/IL14Ak01.html

*"Asia Times online", "Big-Bang IAEA Report Blasts Iran,"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/JI17Ak03.html

*"Asia Times online", "The Next Peace and False Bells on Iran"http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/JI12Ak01.html

* "Asia Times Online", "US a step closer to Iran blockade", September 13, 2008

* "Asia Times online", "Legal Mist Stokes US-Iran Tension in Persian Gulf"http://www.truthout.org/article/legal-mist-stokes-us-iran-tensions-strait

* "Asia Times Online", "Mr Cheney goes to Georgia", August 29, 2008

* "Asia Times Online", "Iran gambles over Georgia's crisis", August 16, 2008

* "Asia Times Online", "US steps closer to war with Iran", August 17, 2007

* "Asia Times", "Ahmadinejad message falls on deaf ears", May 10, 2006

* "Asia Times", "A letter to America", February 16, 2005

* "Asia Times", "China Rocks the Geopolitical Boat with Iran Oil Deal", December 3, 2004

* "Asia Times", "Iran’s Faustian nuclear bargain", November 20, 2004

* "Asia Times", "The dangers of playing hardball with Iran", October 20, 2004

elected Publications

* Harvard Theological Review", "“Communicative Theory and Theology: A Reconsideration,” (Spring 1998)http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/theo99/theo10.htm

* "Global Dialogue", "Hollywood and Clashing Civilizations" (Fall, 2007)http://www.payvand.com/news/07/sep/1188.html

"Iran, Nuclear Challenges," Iranian Journal of International Affairs (Summer 2007)http://www.theiranianjournalofinternationalaffairs.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=35&Itemid=26

* "Telos", "Deliberative Democracy and Its Discontent" (Fall 1999)http://www.telospress.com/main/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3_4&products_id=39

* Brown's Journal of World Affairs", "Negotiating Iran's Nuclear Populism," co-authored with Mustafa Kibaroglu (Fall 2005)http://bcsia.ksg.harvard.edu/publication.cfm?program=CORE&ctype=article&item_id=1298

* "Mediterannean Quarterly", “Regionalization In A Competitive Context: The Case of Economic Cooperation Organization,” (Fall 2002)http://muse.jhu.edu/cgi-bin/access.cgi?uri=/journals/mediterranean_quarterly/v012/12.4afrasiabi.html

* "Middle East Journal", “The Environmental Movement in Iran: Perspectives from Below and Above,” (Summer 2003)http://www.mideasti.org/articles/doc87.html

* "Telos", “Islamic Populism”. [http://www.telospress.com "(Summer 1995)http://www.telospress.com/main/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3_4&products_id=41

* "Telos" “From Clash of Civilizations To Civilizational Parallelism,” (No. 1, 2001)http://www.telospress.com/main/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3_4&products_id=39

* "Middle East Executive Report", "Iran and the WTO" (Summer 1998)http://members.aol.com/ExecRep/mindex95.html

*“Iran, Caspian Sea, and International Law: Shifting Paradigms,” Journal of International Affairs (Fall 2003)http://www.caspianstudies.com/article/kaveh,%20afrasyabi.htm

* "Brown's Journal of World Affairs", “Iran’s Foreign Policy After 9/11,” co-authored with Abbas Maleki, (Spring 2003)http://www.watsoninstitute.org/bjwa/archive.cfm?targetpage=a

* "Hamdard Islamicus", “Clash of Civilizations and Inter-Religious Dialogue,” (Spring 2000)http://www.ttk.org.tr/ingilizce/data/hi23-2.htm

* "Problems of Deliberative Democracy in Iran: A Theoretical Survey"http://www.payvand.com/news/03/nov/1126.html

* "Mahdism, Theological Globalization, and Non-Violence"http://www.payvand.com/news/03/nov/1126.html

* "Carnegie Endowment", "Security Council and Iran's Legal Rights,"http://www.carnegieendowment.org/static/npp/pronews_8-29-06.htm

* "Payvand.com", "Energy security and pipeline politics" http://www.payvand.com/news/03/jul/1104.html

* "Agence France" "Saving the Peace Pipeline," co-authored with Abbas Malekihttp://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/project/46/international_security.html?groupby=6&parent_id=&page_id=77&filter=1381

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