Ray Takeyh is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C. He is the author of Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic (2006).

Books in order of publication:

The Origins of the Eisenhower Doctrine: The US, Britain and Nasser’s Egypt, 1953-57 – 2000

The Receding Shadow of the Prophet: The Rise and Fall of Radical Political Islam – 2004

Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic – 2006

Guardians of the Revolution: Iran and the World in the Age of the Ayatollahs – 2009

The Pragmatic Superpower: Winning the Cold War in the Middle East – 2016

The Last Shah: America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty – 2021