Monthly Archives: November 2011

Over Again?

When basiji “students” stormed the British Embassy in Tehran yesterday one first recalls events in November 1979 when students took 55 American diplomates and Embassy employees hostage for an incredible 444 days. Those days cemented the decade-long hostilities between the … Continue reading

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What Else?

WikiLeaks and Julian Assange has been awarded the prestigious Australian 2011 Walkley Award for Most Outstanding Contributions to Journalism. Well done. His acceptance speech and sharp criticism of in particular his Prime Minister Julia Guillard for being Obama’s and his Administration’s poodle … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Obama Administration

That U.S. President Obama has reinforced new sanctions on Iran following more than dubious revelations by the IAEA on its nuclear program but doesn’t find words on the new violence in Cairo, where protests reach a level reminding us of the … Continue reading

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Overall Credible

Update below. A smoking gun is a smoking gun. No smoking gun is no. The latest Iran report by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano presented, in a so-called Annex, a lot of information about Iran’s nuclear program that we knew … Continue reading

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