Tag Archives: Shane Bauer

What Stupid Interviews Are Good For

While the media’s groaning about rather stupid teaser (“A Day in the Life of Iran’s President”) for Ann Curry’s upcoming interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (“Why are you working so hard?”) is becoming louder, we now might get to know the … Continue reading

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Absurd Hiking Adventure

The verdict in the more and more absurd case of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, the two American hikers, who were kidnapped by Iranian border patrol had inadvertently crossed the Kurdish-Iraqi Iranian border more than two years ago into Iran … Continue reading

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Hiking In the Danger Zone

Update below. It is hoped that the enormous amount of data on the Iraq war 2003-2010 which have been made public by Julian Assange and WikiLeaks this week will keep analysts busy for the coming weeks. Amazingly, the leaked 391,832 military documents, … Continue reading

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They Should Be Tried

That U.S. citizens Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal are being tried in Tehran for illegally trespassing Iran is a logical decision of Iran’s judiciary. That they had been ‘hiking’ in Kurdish Iraq in July 2009, allegedly unintentionally crossing the border, is … Continue reading

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