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Three Months In, Are The Nuclear Talks Succeeding?

It’s been three months since the nuclear deal signed between Iran and Western powers in Geneva in November went into effect, with Iran making nuclear concessions in return for limited sanctions relief. With the halfway point of the deal falling

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Posted in CNN, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

Iran Still in Latin America

This blog has made a consistent effort to keep readers abreast of reportage concerning Iran-Argentina relations. While the AMIA issue is critical, of course, Tehran’s designs throughout Latin America should remain front and center. Rouhani’s election has not changed that.

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran’s Big Italian Bear Hug

With elections in Iran engulfing the media’s energies, there’s apparently no room for anything else. Besides, it can’t be bothered with reports written in weird languages, i.e. not English (only Arianna at the now multi-lingual Huffington Post understands the folly

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Posted in Huffington Post, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Sanctions Impact, Again

With a brief lull in nuclear talks, the media discourse has predictably swung back to the question of whether international sanctions are achieving their stated purpose. While we harbor suspicions about the repeated media appearance of this issue, we’re game

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Posted in Al monitor, Iranian Financial Sanctions

The NYT’s medical idée fixe

The New York Times recently hosted a long op-ed column by someone named Siamak Namazi, who presents the results of his ‘research’ concerning the medical situation in Iran. This act of generosity toward a veritable stranger to the discourse on Iran seemed

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Posted in Other News

Bibi’s Red Line and CNN’s Editorial Line

There has been a lot of rhetoric flying about during the last few weeks.  And I have received some inquiries from followers on twitter as to why I had no comment on the media’s reportage of Bibi’s speech. It’s not

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Posted in CNN, Military, Seyed Hossein Mousavian
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