“The Politicization of COVID-19 in Iran: Domestic and International Power Play Hampers the Response”, Mariette Hägglund (FIIA, Finland)

In Iran, the response to the coronavirus pandemic would require cooperation but is marred by the politicization of the crisis. Iran faces a difficult balancing act between different segments of society amid a serious economic situation that also encompasses international power politics.

In this contribution to the FIIA Comment series, Mariette Hägglund examined the politicisation of COVID-19 in Iran.

Read the article here.