Monthly Archives: November 2010


The latest report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano on Iran’s nuclear program has been leaked yesterday and has prompted some interesting analyses. First, according to the report, on 16 November, 2010 when IAEA inspectors had … Continue reading

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Strong Women (and Men)

On my numerous visits to Iran during the last decade I have rarely come across nomads. Once, when being on trips from the southern city of Shiraz to Pasargadae and the Margoon waterfalls in the Zagros mountains, my young companion pointed … Continue reading

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Bush Wrote a Book

My favorite joke about G. W. Bush has long been that one: “WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A tragic fire on Monday destroyed the personal library of President George W. Bush. Both of his books have been lost. “Presidential spokesman Ari Fleischer … Continue reading

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