Studying the Islamic Republic from the Inside

For just two years, a groundbreaking masters program provided a handful of foreigners with a rare insider's glimpse into Iran. Until it became a victim of Ahmadinejad's neo-isolationism.

by

Fortify your mind! Join the Prospect today

Support The American Prospect's independent, nonprofit journalism by becoming a member today. You will stay engaged with the best and brightest political and public policy reporting and analyses, and help keep this website free from paywalls and open for all to read. Our membership levels offer a range of perks including an opt-in to receive the print magazine by mail.