Ahmad Hashemi, freelance JOURNALIST, Iran and broader middle east analyst, political risk consultant, frequent television commentator

Ahmad Hashemi is an Iranian freelance journalist and a senior expert on the Middle East region and global geopolitical trends and in his work as a writer and freelance journalist, Ahmad contributes to Persian-language and international media. Ahmad Hashemi was born in 1977 in the seminary city of Qom, Iran. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at the University of Tehran and has a Master’s Degree in American Studies from the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s School of International Relations. In January 2008, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as protocol department expert and as an English, Turkish and Arabic interpreter. When the popular uprising started in 2009, he started to actively involve in the pro-democracy Green Movement protests. In early 2012 he nominated to run for parliamentary election but was disqualified by the Guardians Council. For this and other reasons, Ahmad was summoned and fired in May 2012 and soon, he had to heave Iran. Since late 2015, Ahmad Hashemi resides in Washington DC area He is currently pursuing another Master’s degree at the Missouri State University’s Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, located in Washington D.C. metropolitan area. As a writer and political commentator, he frequently appears on TV debates and talk shows. Ahmad Hashemi can be reached at AHMADHASH (at) GMAIL.COM

Month: September 2013

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