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Posted: Sep 19, 2014 - 6:03am

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Posted: Apr 25, 2014 - 3:48pm

Iranian mother who spared her son's killer: 'Vengeance has left my heart' | World | The Guardian
Samereh Alinejad tells the Guardian she had no intention of sparing her son's killer, Balal, until the moment she asked for the noose to be removed from his neck

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Posted: Apr 8, 2014 - 2:15pm

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Posted: Jan 29, 2014 - 10:33pm

Obama repels new Iran sanctions push, for now
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Posted: Jan 20, 2014 - 7:44am

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Interesting article. Iran's politics are very complicated and don't fit into the West's pigeon-hole categories of "left" and "right".
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Posted: Jan 20, 2014 - 3:03am

From Shah to Supreme Leader: What the Iranian Revolution Revealed | Foreign Affairs #books

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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 - 11:34am

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Methinks I detect sarcasm. Maybe?
Not at all.  It is possible, if in fact it is the case here, to come to a common conclusion from very different perspectives.  That's what Iran and the US are trying to do. Everyone watching (who cares) has an opinion on the progress so far—and they should be heard. It's all grist for the mill. 


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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 - 9:59am

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I agree.

Methinks I detect sarcasm. Maybe?

 


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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 - 9:49am

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I know that Iran actually loses very little, and gains 3 percent on its currency value in one day, plus more infusions. Honestly, big picture, big picture..... 
I agree.
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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 - 9:47am

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John Kerry is the new Neville Chamberlain. History repeating itself.
Have you read the agreement?  It's not perfect, but for two countries who have not spoken in decades, it is a major step.  Both sides made concessions.  It requires verification and is only six months duration.  Iran will not become a nuclear power, or progress towards becoming one, during this agreement's term.  Of course it is controversial.  No agreement could escape that.

 
I know that Iran actually loses very little, and gains 3 percent on its currency value in one day, plus more infusions. Honestly, big picture, big picture.....
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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 - 9:41am

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John Kerry is the new Neville Chamberlain. History repeating itself.
Have you read the agreement?  It's not perfect, but for two countries who have not spoken in decades, it is a major step.  Both sides made concessions.  It requires verification and is only six months duration.  Iran will not become a nuclear power, or progress towards becoming one, during this agreement's term.  Of course it is controversial.  No agreement could escape that.


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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 - 9:34am

John Kerry is the new Neville Chamberlain. History repeating itself.
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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 - 1:58am

The Middle East warmly welcomes Iran Deal, sees it as Step toward Denuclearizing Israel | Informed Comment
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Posted: Nov 25, 2013 - 4:13pm

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That almost sounds counter intuitive for want of a peaceful world. Seemingly the enthusiastic proponents of the New World Order aren't interested in common sense approaches to human well being.
 
Or in history, seeing how various predecessors (Colonial Old World Orders) did something similar under the guise of bringing civilization to the natives.
Take up the White Man's burden, The savage wars of peace—
  Fill full the mouth of Famine And bid the sickness cease;
And when your goal is nearest The end for others sought,
  Watch sloth and heathen Folly Bring all your hopes to nought.

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Posted: Nov 25, 2013 - 3:30pm

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That almost sounds counter intuitive for want of a peaceful world. Seemingly the enthusiastic proponents of the New World Order aren't interested in common sense approaches to human well being.

 
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Posted: Nov 25, 2013 - 2:48pm

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Seems to me that is better left to those sovereign nations, unless one has a certain fondness for unintended consequences/excitement/gambling...

 
That almost sounds counter intuitive for want of a peaceful world. Seemingly the enthusiastic proponents of the New World Order aren't interested in common sense approaches to human well being.
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Posted: Nov 25, 2013 - 2:40pm

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so much for nation building...

 
Seems to me that is better left to those sovereign nations, unless one has a certain fondness for unintended consequences/excitement/gambling...
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Posted: Nov 25, 2013 - 2:38pm

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So true.  However, from an Iranian perspective, it is not not so difficult to understand their stance within the context of our (and much of he west's) history of dealing with Iran over the post WWII era.  That does not excuse their active war-mongering any more than our own. Or their taking of hostages...or our shooting down an Iranian civil airliner.

Or toppling their elected government and installing a puppet (which curiously almost always seems to be omitted from any discussion)...
  Yes, the Shah was a real success story for our intelligence community.  Smth for the NSA on which to build a lasting legacy.
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Posted: Nov 25, 2013 - 2:33pm

 RichardPrins wrote:
 ScottN wrote:
So true.  However, from an Iranian perspective, it is not not so difficult to understand their stance within the context of our (and much of he west's) history of dealing with Iran over the post WWII era.  That does not excuse their active war-mongering any more than our own. Or their taking of hostages...or our shooting down an Iranian civil airliner.

Or toppling their elected government and installing a puppet (which curiously almost always seems to be omitted from any discussion)...

 
so much for nation building...
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Posted: Nov 25, 2013 - 2:30pm

 ScottN wrote:
So true.  However, from an Iranian perspective, it is not not so difficult to understand their stance within the context of our (and much of he west's) history of dealing with Iran over the post WWII era.  That does not excuse their active war-mongering any more than our own. Or their taking of hostages...or our shooting down an Iranian civil airliner.

Or toppling their elected government and installing a puppet (which curiously almost always seems to be omitted from any discussion)...
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