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(Updated April 30, 1997)

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Latest

U.S. State Department: Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1996
New York Times: A united front against Iran
A.F.P.: Presidential hopeful calls for ties with U.S.
Washington Times : Iran's DC office keeps going
Ex-U.S. official endorses wider ties with Iran
Results of the Iran-U.S. poll
Comments on Iran-U.S. relations
April Fools: Clinton says "Let's put the past behind us"
Comments on April Fool's article



INDEX

NEWS == VIEWS == COMMENTS == IRANIAN-AMERICANS == INTERVIEWS == PERSONAL == ASSOCIATIONS == DOCUMENTS == HISTORY == SATIRE ==


NEWS

Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1996
U.S. State Department (April 30, 97)

A United front against Iran
New York Times: editorial (April 27)

Presidential hopeful calls for ties with U.S. (April 25)
A.F.P.

Iran's DC office keeps going (April 25)
Washington Times
Bill Gertz

Ex-U.S. official endorses wider ties with Iran (April 9)
Dow Jones news

Iran has few entrepreneurs (April 9)
Christian Science Monitor
Colin Barraclough

Driven by Oil and Spite for US, Iran Reaches for Dominance (April 8)
Christian Science Monitor
Scott Peterson

Results of THE IRANIAN Iran-U.S. poll (April 3)

Comments on Iran-U.S. relations (April 3)

Sanctions against Iran sting U.S. businesses more
Christian Science Monitor: Unilateral American sanctions may be backfiring. (March 28, 97)
Scott Peterson

Rafsanjani on 60 Minutes
A transcript of the Mike Wallace interview (edited version) and... (March 23, 97)

Clinton renews embargo against Iran
Information exchange still exempt. (March 97)

Khorasani's letter
Former U.N. ambassador criticizes continued animosity toward the U.S. (Feb 97)

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VIEWS

Open window to Iran cautiously (April 1)
Chicago Tribune
Eric Watkins

What `Dialogue' With Iran?
Washington Post: The country that most needs strategic thinking is Iran. (March 28, 97)
By Stephen S. Rosenfeld

Long Enemies, Iran and US Now Whisper of Ways to Reconcile
Christian Science Monitor: Rhetoric against the US has become less strident. (March 28, 97)
Colin Barraclough

Stop playing Cowboys and Indians
Proposing a Persian Gulf peace conference. (Dec 96)
Majid Tehranian

Not what you think
On recent signals between Iran and the U.S. (Nov. 96)
Gary Sick

Sanctions Justified
Defending U.S. economic coercion of Iran. (May 96)
Marvin Zonis

Sanctions counterproductive
An argument against sanctions. (May 96)
Hooshang Amirahmadi

No carrot, big stick
U.S. State Department official spells it out to Iran. (May 96)
Robert S. Deutsch

Show willingness for dialogue
Former U.S. Commerce Secretary favors dialogue. (May 96)
Robert Mosbacher

U.S. policies against the Islamic Republic
Commentary from the Constitutionalists Movement of Iran web site. (Date?)
Daryoosh Homayoon

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COMMENTS

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IRANIAN-AMERICANS

Not a community (yet)
Iranian immigrants in the U.S. are not organized. The desire is there, however. (Dec 96)
Ali Akbar Mahdi

Iranian-Americans: A Political Survey
Survey of Iranian immigrants' views on U.S. politics. (Sept 96)
Sussan Tahmasebi

Life saver
To save a victim, New Yorkers look to God and Dr. Jamshid Ghahremani Ghajar.

Broadcasting Pioneers
All-English radio programming for Iranians airs in Kansas City.
Amir-Mosaddegh Katouzian

This is my journey
Editor of Second Generation explains why she quit and why she'll be back.
Termeh Rassi

Changing times, changing roles
on Iranian women in Iran vs. in the U.S.
Bahar Jaberi

Vacation: American style
Taking break in Westport, Washington, a tiny coastal town.
Bahar Jaberi

Our image in America
A community leader's concern about negative views toward Iranians. (Jan 97)
Fariba Nejat

Ceeteezen
Talking to an Iranian who has become an American citizen. (Jan 96)
J. Javid

Loobiapolo
Chatting with a 14-year old Iranian in New Jersey. (March 96)

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PERSONAL

An American in Iran
First article about a rare visit by an American to Iran. (Sept 95)
Stephen Shaffer

Passing Seasons
An American tourist reflects on Iranian hospitality and Iran-U.S. relations. (May 96)
Stephen Shaffer

"We are going to have some heavy weather for a while I fear"
U.S. envoy in Tehran writes home three days before embassy takeover. This letter was among secret embassy documents published by revolutionary students in Tehran. (Nov 79)
Bruce Laingen

Merci Chelsea!
The Clintons attend an Iranian cultural event.
Sabi Behzadi

Identity Crisis: Who Am I?
Dad blares Iranian music at the presence of an American friend...
Bahar M. Jaberi

Identity Crisis: Who Am I? (Part II)
On learning what it means to be Iranian in America.
Bahar Jaberi

The Los Angeles music scene
An American writer reviews Iranian pop singers. (July 94)

Letter from America
A 13-year old Iranian American talks about her life, hobbies, interests. (Dec 96)
Sheila Mostafavi

Persia, Iowa
A short stop in a tiny town in the middle of corn fields. (Dec 96)
J. Javid

Coming to America
An Iranian girl's first visit to the U.S. Does it mean anything? (May 96)
J. Javid

Ceeteezen
Talking to an Iranian who has become an American citizen. (Jan 96)
J. Javid

Loobiapolo
Chatting with a 14-year old Iranian in New Jersey. (March 96)

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ASSOCIATIONS

Iranian American Cooperation Center, Chicago

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INTERVIEWS

Kharrazi's interview
Iran's U.N. ambassador speaks about Iran-U.S. relations (Sept 96)
"Iran" newspaper

Open Wounds
Interview with former U.S. National Security Adviser, Gary Sick. (Nov 95)

Between Extremes
Interview with Iran's veteran political analyst, Massoud Behnoud. (Sept 95)

Ceeteezen
Talking to an Iranian who has become an American citizen. (Jan 96)
J. Javid

Loobiapolo
Chatting with a 14-year old Iranian in New Jersey. (March 96)

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DOCUMENTS

Noruz recognized in:

Clinton renews embargo against Iran
Information exchange still exempt. (March 97)

Iran Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996
U.S. State Department (Jan 30, 97)

U.S. Sanctions Against Iran: A Break for Information
Official U.S. statement on exchange of information between Iran/U.S. (June 95)

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HISTORY

"We are going to have some heavy weather for a while I fear"
U.S. envoy in Tehran writes home three days before embassy takeover. This letter was among secret embassy documents published by revolutionary students in Tehran. (Nov 79)
Bruce Laingen

The shah's time is over
American analyst gives some advice in the heat of the Iranian revolution in 1978. This documents was among secret U.S. embassy files published by revolutionary students in Tehran. (Sept 78)
John Washburn

The shah's time is not over
U.S. political officer in Shiraz gives his picture of the opposition to the shah. This documents was among secret U.S. embassy files published by revolutionary students in Tehran. (Sept 78)

25 milyoon dolar aslaheh baraye koja?! (Persian)
"Towfiq" editorial in 1947 against arms purchases from the U.S.

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SATIRE

Clinton: "Let's put the past behind us"
For April Fools ...

Comments on April Fool's article

"Dole" means what in Persian?
A "news" story makes headlines in the U.S.

Just...Forget it!
A "news" item about Nike's aborted marketing strategy in Iran.

Iran's new secret weapon
A new threat to Middle East security, James Defence Weakly reports.

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