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Danny Schechter : Is Iran Shifting its Message?

Diplomacy, Murdoch style. Image from Twitchy Media.Is Iran trying to tell ussomething we won’t hear? The rhetoric of the well-orchestrated anti-Iranian crowds outside was even bloodier than the Iranians had ever been… By Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Danny Schechter : Is Iran Shifting its Message?

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Danny Schechter : Trashing ‘Hollywoodism’ in Iran

“Hollywoodism and Cinema” at the 30th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. Image from Islamic Republic News Agency.In Iran: Meeting Ahmadinejad,trashing ‘Hollywoodism,’ and eating Kabob By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog /February 7, 2012 TEHRAN, Iran — Iran seems … finish reading Danny Schechter : Trashing ‘Hollywoodism’ in Iran

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Obama Plays Nuclear Chess with Iran

President Obama discusses talks with Iran in Geneva, at White House Oct. 1, 2009. Photo by AFP.Is Obama putting Ahmadinejad on the defensive?The complex question of Iran’s nuclear plans By Steve Weissman / The Rag Blog / October 4, 2009 … finish reading Obama Plays Nuclear Chess with Iran

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The U.S. and Iran : A Manufactured Crisis?

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Art by Ben Heine © Cartoons / DesertPeace.The new crisis in Iran:The facts and the allegations As intended, the hyped disclosure created headlines around the world. It probably convinced many Americans, already primed to detest Iran, … finish reading The U.S. and Iran : A Manufactured Crisis?

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Robert Fisk : Iran’s Day of Destiny

A million opposition supporters swelled the streets of Tehran Monday, June 15, 2009. Photo from BBC. Not since the 1979 Iranian Revolution have massed protesters gathered in such numbers, or with such overwhelming popularity, through the boulevards of this torrid, … finish reading Robert Fisk : Iran’s Day of Destiny

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Were Elections a Fraud? Uprising in Iran; Protest in Austin

Political cartoon by Ralph Solonitz / The Rag Blog. Less than 24 hours after the largest demonstrations here since the 1979 revolution and the reported deaths of seven protesters, Iran’s Guardian Council said Tuesday it was prepared to order a … finish reading Were Elections a Fraud? Uprising in Iran; Protest in Austin

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Juan Cole on Iran : Why Mousavi Probably Won

Iranian supporters of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi are chased by Iranian riot-police in front of Tehran university Sunday, June 14, 2009. Iranian youth took to the streets Sunday, setting trash dumpsters and tires on fire, in a … finish reading Juan Cole on Iran : Why Mousavi Probably Won

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Nima Shirazi: Analysing the Iranian Elections

On the Table & Off the Map: Threats, Lies, and Iranian ElectionsBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / June 11, 2009 Eight days after Barack Obama delivered his much-touted speech in Cairo, Iranians are going to the polls to … finish reading Nima Shirazi: Analysing the Iranian Elections

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There Is More Than One Way to Interpret Ahmadinejad

On Ahmadinejad and Progressive MyopiaBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / April 29, 2009 Please see links to previous Rag Blog posts on this subject, Below. Whenever Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad makes a public appearance, the airwaves, papers, and … finish reading There Is More Than One Way to Interpret Ahmadinejad

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Steve Weissman : How Should We Respond to Ahmadinejad

Ultra-conservative Rabbi Moishe Arye Friedman, left, shakes hands with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during international conference questioning the existence of the holocaust in Tehran, Dec. 12, 2006. Photo by AP. Using the word ‘pretext’ to describe Jewish suffering during World … finish reading Steve Weissman : How Should We Respond to Ahmadinejad

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Ahmadinejad : Iran Hands Israel a Gift

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during press conference at the European headquarters of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by Laurent Gillieronv / EPA. I hope in time to respond in detail to Nima Shirazi’s discussion of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s … finish reading Ahmadinejad : Iran Hands Israel a Gift

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