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About Sasan Aghlani

Sasan Aghlani is a researcher at Chatham House focusing on nuclear issues, and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

Articles by Sasan Aghlani

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

To fight extremism we need more Islamisms, not less

As with most other societies that have forced Islamism underground, today’s British fighters in Iraq and Syria were in all likelihood unconvinced by the quietism of Britain’s religious scholars.

Nuclear assurances: when a fatwa isn’t a fatwa

Ayatollah Khamenei issued a fatwa forbidding the production, stockpiling and use of nuclear weapons. What does its disregard mean for his ability to project authority to both international actors and domestic audiences?

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