Arash Aramesh

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A. Ari Aramesh (Arash Ari Aramesh)
Born Arash Ari Aramesh
(1984-04-19) April 19, 1984 (age 34)
Residence New York, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Juris Doctor, Doctorate of Law, Master and Bachelor in Political Science
Alma mater
Occupation Lawyer, political and national security commentator

Ari Aramesh (born April 19, 1984) is an American lawyer, entrepreneur, political commentator, and national security and foreign policy analyst. Aramesh is known for his appearances on CNN, Fox News, BBC News, MSNBC, and Sky News.[1] A California native, Aramesh resides in New York, NY where he practices law.[2]


Aramesh attended the University of California, Berkeley. At Berkeley, Aramesh earned two bachelor degrees, one in Political Science and another in Middle Eastern Studies. Aramesh undertook studying Arabic literature while mastering the Persian language in an effort to become fluent in critical languages of the Middle East.[3]

After graduating from UC Berkeley, Aramesh attended the London School of Economics and Political Science.[4] Aramesh graduated from LSE with a master of science degree with merit in Comparative Politics and Conflict Studies. Following graduation, he moved to Washington, D.C., to work at The Century Foundation as an Associate of the Iran Program.[5][6]

Next, he attended Stanford Law School, where he served as Member Editor and Article Selection Committee Member of the Stanford Journal of International Law.[7] While at Stanford, he worked as a teaching assistant to former Secretary of Defense, William Perry, and former Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sig Hecker. He also was a director of Stanford Law School's Afghanistan Legal Education Project.[2][8] He has published in The New York Times (International Herald Tribune), the Huffington Post, the Majalla, G20 Seoul Summit Publication, and the Diplomatic Courier, among others.[9]


Prior to practicing law, Aramesh co-founded a physician placement company.[2] He practiced at the litigation firm Yetter Coleman in Texas and, after two years, returned to California and joined Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.


  1. ^ "Israeli ambassador fires back at Kerry; Muslim woman says she is being harassed for supporting Trump". Fox News. 2016-12-28. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  2. ^ a b c "Aramesh, A. Ari - Yetter Coleman LLP". Yetter Coleman LLP. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  3. ^ "BAY AREA / Iranian Americans are finding their voice / Tense U.S.-Iran relations motivate many". SFGate. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  4. ^ "Arash Aramesh | The Huffington Post". Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  5. ^ Abdo, Geneive; Aramesh, Arash (2010-08-04). "The Widening Rift Among Iran's Clerics". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  6. ^ Abdo, Geneive (2011-04-26). "Clash Over Mashaei Reveals Fissures Within the Iranian Regime". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  7. ^ Al-awsat, Asharq. "Arash Aramesh, Author at ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English". ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  8. ^ Obeegadoo, Nikhita. "Students debate Iran's nuclear program in United Nations simulation". Stanford Daily. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
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