Alireza Nader is a renowned expert on Iran and U.S. policy in the Middle East, recognized for his extensive research and analysis. With a background as a former senior researcher at the RAND Corporation and a senior fellow at FDD, he has authored numerous reports and studies on Iran, the Middle East, and U.S. strategy. Alireza has provided advisory services to the U.S. government on Iran, offering insights to senior policymakers. He is frequently sought after by the media for his expertise. Additionally, he has lectured at George Washington University and conducted research and analytical courses for U.S. Special Forces and Department of Defense analysts. He holds a BA in political science from UC Santa Barbara and an MA in International Relations from George Washington University.