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Green Street

To All Humanity:   My freedom is yours.   You won’t be free unless you help me to get my freedom. Don’t remain silent while

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No War, No Surrender

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” — George Santayana   Those who overlook the lessons of history are likely to

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Obama’s Jimmy Carter Disaster

Author bio: Slater Bakhtavar is president and founder of Republican Youth of America, a frequent commentator and respected analyst on foreign policy issues, an attorney

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Misguided rights

In the mid twentieth century, US-Iran relations prospered. Many Americans celebrated Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi as a model king. President Lyndon B. Johnson pronounced in

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The lion prowls

What I want to say is that he was never an extremist, neither in his private nor political life. He believed that a modern moderate

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Battle hymn of madmen in Tehran

After the 1979 Islamic Revolution, a little-known clandestine Islamist group remerged from the ashes. Formed in 1953 with a radically anti-Bahai and anti-Sunni ideology, the

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Why Iran wants war

“The Iranian nation will wipe the strain of regret on the foreheads of those who want to bring about injustice”, President Ahmadinejad scorned at a

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Abracadabra democracy

We as Americans possess an ingrained cultural impatience that is a source of both our greatness and many of our ills. The latter example is

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Alarming times

The volatile political situation in Iran should alarm historical intellectuals. Less than seventy years after Hitler committed mass genocide against millions of innocent people in

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Evanescence

Hand in hand our love was so prodigious Upon the prow I've been writing screeds Missing ephemeral walks shape dolorous needs Tearfalls compact my face

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Persians push for Bush

The BBC world service website recently released the results of their 2004 presidential poll. Of the sixteen linguistic ethnical groups surveyed, Persians were overwhelmingly the

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Inhale

I am bringing you this article, not as a heavyweight libertarian who opposes government involvement in people's affairs, but rather as a conservative who strongly

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Message from Shiraz

Few can forget President Bush's State of the Union speech in 2002 where he bluntly labeled the Iranian government alongside Iraq and North Korea as

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President Bush? Yes!

As the American electorate enters the last couple of weeks before the 2004 presidential elections the American left are stepping up their propaganda war against

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Educated vote

Judging from the recent wave of politically charged articles on various discussion boards the 2004 President Elections are rapidly emerging. According to various acclaimed political

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Ascension

An old man sits on a withered log Stares into the forest fog A great martyrdom of fiery frost In frozen lakes his mind is

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I’m with Ameri!

Goli Ameri, the Iranian-American running for Congress in Oregon, is an educated, hard-working, dedicated, moral, progressive female who loves freedom, democracy and her Persian heritage,

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Dean’s deathwish

I recently read your heartfelt appeal [Mapping Dean's Iran] advocating the Iranian-American community towards supporting Governor Howard Dean for the presidency of the United States.

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Windless in Bam

It's windless in Bam Out in the winter blaze I saw a dead generation Scattered around an ancient city Bodies piled up, and crumbled In

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