Tara Kangarlou is an Iranian-American global affairs journalist who has produced, written and reported for NBC, CNN, and Al Jazeera America. She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and is the author of The Heartbeat of Iran.
The Islamic Regime's Deadly Militia in Iran
The IRGC's militia, the Basij, consists of millions of "ideologically brainwashed and easily mobilized" volunteers.By Tara Kangarlou
Why Iranian Protesters Chant 'Woman, Life, Liberty'
Iranian women are collectively denouncing the many backward policies that have been holding them back for decadesBy Tara Kangarlou
Why Iranians Are Protesting A Young Woman's Death
Mahsa Amini died in the custody of Iran's "morality police" but public rage is about more than a dress codeBy Tara Kangarlou
Iranians Desperate for Vaccines as COVID-19 Deaths Hit Peak
“This crisis is a direct result of the regime’s failure"By Tara Kangarlou
The Iranian Olympian Friends Turned Rivals at Tokyo 2020
2016 Olympic medalist Kimia Alizadeh will compete as a refugee athlete against her long-time friend Nahid Kiyani of IranBy Tara Kangarlou
Iran Is Too Often Viewed Through the Lens of Our Rulers. Try Looking Through the Eyes of Our People
As the world watches Iran vote, let’s not forget the millions of Iranians whose dreams and hopes mirror that of the rest of the worldBy Tara Kangarlou
Why Iran Is Struggling to Contain Its Coronavirus Outbreak
Iran's overwhelmed health system is already finding echoes around the worldBy Tara Kangarlou and Joseph Hincks
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