Billions flow back to Iran, and the mullahs put their increasing influence to good use.
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-American political scientist and scholar, is president of the International American Council and serves on the board of the Harvard International Review at Harvard University. Rafizadeh is also a senior fellow at the Nonviolence International Organization based in Washington, DC and is a member of the Gulf project at Columbia University. He can be reached at email@example.com. Follow Dr. Rafizadeh at @majidrafizadeh.