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What Iran Looks Like on TV

Irancove @ August 13, 2008 # 4 Comments

Very common:

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US Naval Armada Heading Towards Iran

Irancove @ August 13, 2008 # 5 Comments

Stop War on Iran and Payvand: As we write, the arrival of new U.S. warships will mark the largest build-up of Naval forces in the Gulf since the 1991 Gulf War. The aircraft carriers USS Theodore Roosevelt and the USS Ronald Reagan, along with the USS Iwo Jima, an Amphibious Assault Ship are sailing toward […]

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Star Students of the Islamic Republic

Irancove @ August 13, 2008 # 5 Comments

More on Afshin Molavi’s “Star Students of the Islamic Republic” in Newsweek: Sharif’s reputation highlights how while Iran makes headlines for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s incendiary remarks and its nuclear showdown with the United States, Iranian students are developing an international reputation as science superstars. Stanford’s administrators aren’t the only ones to notice. Universities across Canada […]

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Georgia’s Israeli Arms Point Russia to Iran

Irancove @ August 13, 2008 # One Comment

Peter Hirschberg on the complications of Israeli arms sales to Georgia: Israel’s relations with Georgia have been close, partly because there is a large Georgian Jewish community in Israel. In recent years, ties have also taken on a military dimension, with military industries in Israel supplying Georgia with some US$200 million worth of equipment since […]

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