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Iranian Honesty & Moderate/Hardliner Divide Questioned – in light of Holocaust Cartoon Contest

The world is looking on as Iran gears up for its latest Holocaust cartoon contest. As conscious as ever of his public image in the West as a “moderate,” and of the need to end Iran’s international isolation, Iranian Foreign

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Posted in Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

Nuke Deal A “Breakthrough” Or A “Misunderstanding”?

Lately, US President Barack Obama has been hard at work defending the nuclear negotiations with Iran, as well as the deal that resulted from them – hitting back at critics at home and abroad who have accused him of historical

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

Amid #47traitors Row, is it Time for Iranian Mediation in Washington?

In this week’s news: 47 Republican senators, led by Sen. Tom Cotton, launched a letter at Iran warning that any nuclear deal signed with the current US administration would never be endorsed by Congress. The GOP’s “bombshell” received ample press

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage, nuclear talks, Other News

Is Iran’s ‘Sheikh of Terror’ Still At It?

It’s been over two weeks since Argentine state prosecutor Alberto Nisman, best known for his role in the probe of the deadly 1994 AMIA bombings, was found dead in a pool of blood in his apartment after accusing Argentine President

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

When Iraq Votes, Iran Casts A Silent Ballot

Iraqis began voting Wednesday in their country’s first election since US troops left it in 2011. The vote took place amid violence at polling stations and after years of sectarian strife, clear signs that Iraq has yet to emerge whole

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

The Last Pilgrimage

In my last two posts I chose to take stock of the reportage and opinion pieces surrounding the Iranian president’s visit to New York City. With him back where he belongs, I would like to take a step back a moment and examine an

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Posted in CNN, Iranian Internal Issues, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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