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Persia: Ancient Soul of Iran

Irancove @ July 26, 2008 # One Comment

Marguerite Del Giudice has an excellent, comprehensive article on Iran at National Geographic. I have reprinted the entire article below, but I highly suggest visiting the National Geographic site to see the pictures and take the Iranian Culture Quiz. Persia: Ancient Soul of Iran A glorious past inspires a conflicted nation by Marguerite Del Giudice […]

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The Push and Pull Over Iran in Washington

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According to Swoop: The Administration’s decision to send Assistant Secretary of State William Burns to participate in the July 19th P5+1 meeting with Iran’s nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili in Geneva signals Washington’s commitment to further diplomatic maneuvering. The decision is controversial inside the Administration. A National Security Council official told us: “Secretary Rice’s swift negative […]

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Democratic Senators Want US Mission in Iran

Irancove @ July 26, 2008 # 2 Comments

Source Payvand/Press TV: A group of influential Democratic senators led by John Kerry has called for a ‘limited diplomatic presence’ of the United States in Iran. In a letter to President George W. Bush, leading Democratic senators backed the idea of opening of a US interests section in Iran. “A limited diplomatic presence in Iran […]

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Morsels and Tidbits

Irancove @ July 26, 2008 # 5 Comments

Courtesy of Iran Times: Levey to twist arms again: Stuart Levey  is the under secretary of the Treasury who has spent much of the last two years trying to strong-arm foreign bankers into ceasing their business with Iran. Levey is off on another arm-twisting tour starting last Tuesday. Many analysts think Levey’s efforts, which started […]

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