Ray Takeyh

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Ray Takeyh (born 1966, Tehran) is an Iranian-American scholar of Assyrian ancestry who formerly served as an aide to Israel lobby hawk Dennis Ross and as a fellow at AIPAC think tank Washington Institute for Near East Policy. An Iran hawk, Takeyh is currently a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a contributing editor of The National Interest. On 30 July 2010 he co-wrote with Steven Simon an op-ed in the Washington Post which Time editor Tony Karon has described as 'a "how-to-bomb Iran" manual.'[1][2]





  1. Steven Simon and Ray Takeyh, If Iran came close to getting a nuclear weapon, would Obama use force?, Washington Post, 30 July 2010
  2. Tony Karon, On Iran, Liberals Are Enabling Another Disastrous War, Rootless Cosmopolitan, 31 July 2010