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LIFE's list of dictators: Who put the interns in charge?

LIFE's list of dictators: Who put the interns in charge?

By Sheda Vasseghi Mainstream media’s shameless audacity and direct attack on the general public’s intelligence has reached an all time high.  LIFE magazine has published a list of the world’s worst dictators including the late Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980) as one of the nominees.  A definition for “dictator” or the method of […]

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Ten years later, does the U.S. have what it takes for the war on terror?

Ten years later, does the U.S. have what it takes for the war on terror?

By Ed Koch  In his address to Congress after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was “a date which will live in infamy.” Nine-Eleven is likewise a date that will live in infamy. The war with Japan lasted almost four years. The war that began on […]

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A British MP who presumes to know better than most Iranians what is best for Iran

A British MP who presumes to know better than most Iranians what is best for Iran

By Sheda Vasseghi     It is curious when non-Iranian politicians such as a British Member of Parliament, who are naturally working for the interests of their own country, suggest that those of Iranian descent and experts in Iranian history are wrong about Iran’s affairs.  It is unclear whether Mr. Brian Binley is actually ignorant of the […]

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Khomeini and 9/11: Americans and the Iranian people have the same enemy

Khomeini and 9/11: Americans and the Iranian people have the same enemy

By Sheda Vasseghi On the anniversary of a national tragedy and foreign attack on American soil followed by multiple physical and psychological battle fronts which radically changed U.S. perspective and policy in the Middle East, a key question remains:  Now what?   September 11 brought Americans face to face with Islamism – a new ideology to […]