Expert Commentary

Pushing the Boundaries

Will Fulton
Senior Iran Analyst

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The Author is Will Fulton

Will Fulton is an Iran subject matter expert, Persian linguist, and senior analyst based in the United Arab Emirates. His work has centered on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and its regional and global partners and proxies, as well as Iranian domestic policy issues.

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