Where next for Iran?
Jason M Brodsky reports on the search for the successor to Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
The assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in November 2020 resulted in much handwringing over how Iran will respond. Less discussed is how his death sparked a renewed round of factional and institutional infighting over his legacy and the future of the intellectual wealth of Iran’s past nuclear weapons programme. The results of that battle may provide a hint as to Iran’s future nuclear ambitions.Media accounts routinely portray Fakhrizadeh as a nuclear scientist. But he was much more than . . .