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How Pro-Assad and Russian Agitators Feed Disinformation Into the Mainstream

A case study of chemical-attack deniers and how falsehoods of Syria's conflict are pushed by network of Russian & pro-Assad agitators to general (&,...

Political WorldView Podcast: The Trump and #ReleaseTheMemo Edition

In the latest episode of the Political WorldView Podcast, the University of Birmingham's Adam Quinn and Scott Lucas take apart the politics and media...

Iran’s Protests Suppressed, But Not Forgotten

"Dissatisfaction could escalate into a questioning of the legitimacy of Iranian institutions --- and even the Supreme Leader is not exempt" Frud Bezhan writes for...

Political WorldView Podcast: The Syria and War Crimes Edition

The latest podcast from our partner Political WorldView considers conflict and war crimes, moving from Syria to Kosovo to Guatemala. Host Adam Quinn interviews Scott...

VideoCast with CNN: Trump, Bannon, and the Russia Investigation

I joined George Howell in CNN's studio in Atlanta on Saturday morning to discuss the latest developments in US politics. Topics include Donald Trump's effort...

Who are the Protesters in Iran?

"These protests cannot be portrayed, as the regime tried to do with 2009, as a 'north Tehran phenomenon'" Frud Bezhan writes for Radio Free Europe/Radio...

Syria’s White Helmets, the Russia Propaganda Machine, and the “Agitprop” Activists

“The most effective propaganda is when you find someone who believes it, then give them support – you don’t create them from scratch" Olivia Solon...

Political WorldView Podcast: The Getting Rid of Presidents (From Mugabe to...

The latest podcast from EA WorldView's partner Political WorldView looks at one President who has fallen after 37 years, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, and one...

Why Iran Quietly Abolished Death Penalty For Some Drug Crimes

"There's a realization by the Iranian authorities that executions have not been an effective solution to drug trafficking" Frud Bezhan writes for Radio Free Europe/Radio...

The Forthcoming Partition of Syria

"It will be years before Syria can be put back together again" In July 2016, my colleagues Christalla Yakinthou and Stefan Wolff and I published...

Iran: Toyota Apology Highlights Ongoing Fear of US Sanctions

Despite the implementation of the July 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's hope for economic recovery continues to face the fears of international companies that they...

Political WorldView Podcast: The Catalonia and Tribalism Edition

Political WorldView;s Adam Quinn and Scott Lucas are joined by University of Birmingham colleague Sumedh Rao to take on the specific issue of the...