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Happy Yalda

Irancove @ December 20, 2008 # No Comment Yet

Iranians celebrate Yalda tonight.

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Freedom’s Watch Goes Out of Business

Irancove @ December 16, 2008 # 4 Comments

Sheldon Adelson’s “deep pocketed” Freedom’s Watch goes out of business.

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Obama, Iran and control of the Middle East

Irancove @ December 16, 2008 # 2 Comments

In part three of our series of interviews with Gareth Porter, Gareth describes the general unwillingness in the US to accept the level of clout that Iran has in the Middle East and how this is viewed in Tehran. Gareth, who returned days earlier from a trip to Iran, points to Iran’s influence over major […]

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Why diplomacy and sanctions don’t mix

Irancove @ December 4, 2008 # 7 Comments

By Trita Parsi Change often occurs at a faster pace than people can comprehend. That is certainly the case with the quickly shifting political realities in Washington on Iran. In less than 50 days, America will be led by a president who made dialogue with Tehran a campaign promise–and yet he won. Perhaps even more […]

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Is Iran Policy Still Up for Grabs

Irancove @ December 4, 2008 # 3 Comments

The return of the Bomb-Iran neocons under Obama?  Robert Dreyfus analyzes the very real possibility at

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