Ideology Is Making Iran Even Sicker

February 4, 2021 Ilan I. Berman Al-Hurra Digital

A year into the coronavirus, the progression of the disease in the Middle East is decidedly mixed. Some countries, such the nations of the GCC, have weathered the pandemic comparatively well as a result of what scholars have termed "authoritarian management." Other nations, however, have been profoundly ravaged by the illness.