If there’s one thing mainstream “Iran experts” hate, it’s well-credentialed, experienced analysts who dare challenge Beltway orthodoxiesRead More
About the Author
Nima Shirazi is a political commentator from New York City and co-editor of the Iran, Iraq and Turkey pages for the online magazine Muftah. His analysis of United States policy and Middle East issues, particularly with reference to current events in Iran, Israel, and Palestine, can be found in numerous online and print publications, as well as his website, WideAsleepInAmerica.com.
For the Associated Press to omit crucial and easily accessible information from its characterizations of Iran’s nuclear program is irresponsible and serves to continually misinformation (or under-inform) the public on the facts.Read More
Of course, while denial doesn’t mean absolution and silence isn’t necessarily complicity, the double standards of international expectation, obligation, and suspicion when it comes to Israel and Iran remain as stark as ever.Read More
My 20-minute presentation, which can be seen below, focused primarily on some of the major falsehoods, misperceptions and double standards regarding Iran in our current discourse.Read More
“This tractor does two things – it turns the land and turns us off the land. There is little difference between this tractor and a tank. The people were driven, intimidated, hurt by both. We must think about...Read More