Esfandyar Batmanghelidj is Founder and Publisher of Bourse & Bazaar, a media company that supports business diplomacy between Europe and Iran through publishing, research, and events. Aside from his contributions to Bourse & Bazaar’s own platform, Esfandyar’s writing on Iranian business and politics has been published in Foreign Policy, Al Monitor, Quartz, Defense One, and LobeLog, as well as the Iranian periodicals Iran, Hamshahri, and Diplomat. His scholarship on Iranian political economy has been published in the Encyclopedia Iranica and the journal Iranian Studies. Esfandyar holds a B.A. in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University. Follow Esfandyar on Twitter: @yarbatman
Content by Esfandyar Batmanghelidj
At a time when constructive diplomatic relations between Europe and Iran may prove instrumental in efforts to stave off a regional conflict, the operationalisation of INSTEX remains an imperative.
New analysis by Bourse & Bazaar and the European Leadership Network evaluates INSTEX’s design and operationalization.