Author: Vahid Yücesoy

Vahid Yücesoy

Vahid Yücesoy is PhD candidate in political science/international relations at Université de Montréal, Canada. He’s a specialist of Iranian and Turkish politics and political economy. His analyses have been published in various news outlets including Radio-Canada, La Presse, Le Devoir, Al-Jazeera English, World Politics Review, L’Orient le Jour, Al-Monitor, and Radio-Zamaneh. He speaks French, English, Turkish, Persian, and intermediary Kurdish.

Iran

President Raisi Has No Solutions for Iran’s Mounting Problems

Politics & Governance

Iran’s newly elected president, controversial firebrand cleric Ebrahim Raisi, took office on August 5. Elected...

Iran

Iran’s Presidential Elections: A Litmus Test and a Legitimacy Crisis

Politics & Governance

The Islamic Republic of Iran is gearing up to hold another controversial election on June...

Iran

What to Make of the Iran-China Deal

Geopolitics

It was announced on March 27 2021 that China and Iran had signed a 25-year...

Iran

Turkey and Iran: The End of the Honeymoon?     

Geopolitics

Over the past decade, Turkey and Iran have enjoyed several years of strategic partnership, characterized...

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