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Ep. 48 – The History of Modern Iran

What events have shaped Iran as we know it today? What lies at the foundation of Iran’s culture and society? Where does it see itself on the global stage? Abbas Amanat discusses modern Iran’s past and present. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Soundcloud

Tweeting a revolution

As a messy election unfolds in Iran, details of the situation have been broadcast throughout the world not only by the mainstream news media, but also by Iranian citizens who are members of social networking sites such as Twitter. Iranian officials have tried to block the flow of information, first

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Ideology & Iran

With riots erupting in the streets of Iran, many have criticized the Obama Administration’s refusal to take a side on the issue.  In light of the current crisis, there is a renewed opportunity to look at past diplomatic relations in order to develop a strategy for the future.  In his

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Parsi on Huffington Post: Breaking the US-Iran Stalemate

Writing on The Huffington Post, Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States and president of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), discusses the upcoming NIAC conference, “Breaking the US-Iran Stalemate: Reassessing the Nuclear Strategy in the Wake of the Majles Elections.”

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Yale Press books about unlikely neighbors and allies

In light of continued media coverage about the U.S.’s relationship with Iran, Trita Parsi’s attention-grabbing Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States was reviewed by both Salon and Bloomberg News. Gary Kamiya of Salon calls it “an important new book,” addressing a “fundamental misunderstanding of

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Trita Parsi’s interview with Harry Kreisler of “Conversations with History”

Many thanks to Harry Kreisler, executive producer and moderator of “Conversations with History.” Produced at the Institute of International Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, these interviews were conceived by Kreisler as a way to “…capture and preserve through conversation and technology the intellectual ferment of our times…”

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Bloggers pick up Parsi’s article for The Nation

Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, wrote an article for the November 19 issue of The Nation. Parsi’s article, “The Iranian Challenge,” reassesses American assumptions about Iran, and it has caught the attention of bloggers all across the web, including

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YUP authors across America

From San Francisco to Washington D.C., Yale University Press authors are speaking across the country. According to the Washington Post Literary Calendar, Daniel J. Solove will appear tonight at 6:30 P.M. at the Borders Books in downtown Washington D.C. He’s going to discuss and sign copies of his new book,

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People are talking about Parsi’s Treacherous Alliance

Rolling Stone interviewed Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, for a recent article. The article reports that Vice President Dick Cheney is “angling behind the scenes for yet another unilateral military action, this time aimed at toppling the clerical regime

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Trita Parsi’s Treacherous Alliance on the radio and in print

    Trita Parsi, author of recently-released Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show to talk about his new book. Listen to the show, or downloand this segment using Real Audio or Windows Media Player. Parsi’s Treacherous

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