Marvin Zonis


  • Marvin Zonis 2020-06-28 18:52

    By Marvin Zonis

    The United Nations in West Asia

    When one contemplates the role of the UN in West Asia, one thinks immediately of its role in the ongoing and intractable conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians. In what their many decades-long conflict over control of land and their ability to govern that land, the UN has failed to bring any resolution of that conflict.

  • Marvin Zonis 2020-05-08 18:30

    Professor says U.S. sanctions harming Iranians’ health

    TEHRAN - Marvin Zonis, a professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, has said that the United States’ sanctions harm the Iranian people’s health.

  • Marvin Zonis 2020-04-13 10:06

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump continuing ruthless assault on world order

    TEHRAN–Marvin Zonis believes that the coronavirus will be extraordinarily disruptive of current world order and the US President continues his ruthless assault on the world order.

  • Marvin Zonis 2020-03-16 12:18

    By Payman Yazdani

    Bin Salman fears oppositions from royal family: Zonis

    TEHRAN– Professor international political economy believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman's fear of the senior royal family is the reason behind the recent detention of senior royals and top officials earlier this month.

  • Marvin Zonis 2019-06-10 12:51

    By Payman Yazdani

    Abe sought to become Trump’s primary ally in Asia: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Professor of international political economy in the University of Chicago believes that Shinzo Abe has sought to become Trump’s primary ally in Asia and if the Prime Minister could facilitate some kind of breakthrough with Iran, it would further cement the relationship between Japan and the U.S.

  • Marvin Zonis 2019-05-04 10:17

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump’s decision on IRGC has nothing to do with international law: prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Professor of international political economy in the University of Chicago believes Trump’s move against the IRGC is based on the advice of his evangelical supporters and hardline advisers.

  • Marvin Zonis 2019-02-23 12:10

    By Payman Yazdani

    Stronger SA likely to spread its extremist ideology : Zonis

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the consequences of selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, Marvin Zonis says stronger Saudi Arabia will likely spread its extremist ideology.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-10-26 13:02

    By Payman Yazdani

    Riyadh likely to double anti-Iran policies after Khashoggi death: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Marvin Zonis says President Trump is unlikely to maintain a strong response to the Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia will likely double its anti_Iran policies to divert attention.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-09-24 11:52

    By Payman Yazdani

    Possible Democratic takeover of the House unlikely to change Trump’s Iran policy: Zonis

    TEHRAN - Professor of international political economy believes U.S. foreign policy is largely the prerogative on the President and his Secretary of State so possible Democratic takeover of the House is unlikely to change Trump’s policy towards Iran. 

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-07-24 12:28

    Sanctions and stirring unrest are Trump’s approach toward Iran: Prof. Zonis

    Marvin Zonis, a professor of international political economy at Chicago University, is of the view that U.S. President is a pathological narcissist that tries to press Iran by increasing sanctions and stirring domestic unrest.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-05-25 12:09

    By Payman Yazdani

    Pompeo speech an exercise in idiocy: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Marvin Zonis, Professor of international political economy believes that the Pompeo speech was an exercise in idiocy that only provides Trump with excuse to pressure the government in Iran in any way possible to bring about regime change in Iran.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-04-09 10:40

    By Payman Yazdani

    Prof. Zonis: Trump’s tariff policy global effect to be less than expected

    TEHRAN - Professor Marvin Zonis believes that due to many tariff exceptions to be offered to other countries by Trump administration the overall effect of his decision on global economy will be less than expected.

  • Marvin Zonis 2018-02-04 10:01

    By Payman Yazdani

    Marvin Zonis comments on fall of the Shah

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the reasons of Shah’s failure, author of the “Majestic Failure” Prof. Zonis says his grandiosity, his Persepolis celebration, his apparent disdain for the Iranian people, the absurd pretensions of monarchy, the inequality, the corruption of the court, the abuse of human rights all contributed to his failure. 

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-01-15 10:44

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump’s approach toward JCPOA contrary to U.S. interest: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Commenting on Trump’s recent approach toward the JCPOA, Marvin Zonis, Professor of international political economy says his approach is stupid and contrary to the U.S. national interest.