Perfectly flawed

It is not wrong to oppose Shahrnush Parsipur as the Woman of the Year [See Parvaneh Hamidi's “Mozele baanuye saal”]. I suppose she like any

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Four more years

Like Mr. Bakhtavar [see: “President Bush? Yes!”], I, too, will vote for GW Bush. Four years ago, I said I opposed him, but now I

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Ramin Tabib

Pocket guide to Iran

Pocket Guide to Iran was published in 1943 by U.S. War and Navy Departments for American servicemen in World War II. Thousands of American troops

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Let my friend go

In January 2003, I received a call from Dariush Zahedi, my old classmate at University of Southern California. Dariush’s phone call was prompted by a

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Here & there

email us Last week marked a seminal moment for American art. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the organization responsible for Grammy Awards,

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Shattering truth

Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day. – Albert Camus On March 3, 1997, a 30-year-old Iranian woman showed up

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The woman back home

I sit at the kitchen counter and look at my friend, Sia, not believing what my ears offer. – Sia are you freaking serious? –

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A costly address

Related links * Farhad Sepahbodi's homepage * Hot implications of U.S.-Iran relations: By Ramin Tabib * Clinton: “Let's put the past behind us” – U.S.

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Oh sweet rebellion

In my apartment complex, there are a number of Iranian families. This low-rise building in West Los Angeles is managed by an Iranian and home

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