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No, you're Iranian
Facebook culture wars
August 13, 2007

Only option
A free market approach to foreign policy
August 7, 2007

The Tehrangelesazation of Brooklyn
I have a problem with the mindset of a lot of Brooklyn transplants
July 12, 2007

John McCain bombs it
US. Politicians need to be sent a unequivocal message that there is no place for pathological comments like that in our public discourse. Period.
April 21, 2007

Incident on the PATH train
I am an Iranian man in this dystopian post-Sept 11 society-what can I do?
February 23, 2007

A night in Brooklyn
Short story
September 1, 2006

So what is the big deal?
Riding the subway pondering the impact of "The Da Vinci Code"
May 23, 2006

Educated relief
Photo essay: Schools in Parwan and Kapisa provinces of Afghanistan
January 17, 2006

Elementary schools in Kunduz
Photo essay: Village schools in northern Afghanistan bordering Tajikistan
November 25, 2005

Obedient soldier 
Strongest point of contention for me is the link between Ahmadinejad's supposed popularity and his proposed economic planning
August 19, 2005

Iran's Don Quixote
Akbar Ganji has defied that claim and forced us to reflect on the glaring disconnect between what we say we want and what we are willing to do for it
August 3, 2005

The peach tree
He is right. California is a good place. It is better than most places, to be precise. But California isn't home.
July 4, 2005

Wet Kabul
Putting my hand outside my bedroom window to feel the rain and decided that tonight is this country's rebirth
May 16, 2005

Normal TV
Seriously, what if there was a channel that had a proper news program, which had programs that catered to the large and growing population of Iranian-Americans who have spent the majority of their lives outside of Iran?
January 28, 2005

Identity politics
Being Iranian vs. Persian
January 13, 2005

Recalling a night
Short story
November 13, 2004

The dangerous path ahead
Many Iranians want change in Iran and so do many policymakers in the US. That does not mean they want the same thing
November 9, 2004

Tunnel vision
Iranicons are so desperate, unimaginative, and fixated on the idea of 'changing' Iran that they overlook exactly who their champion is
November 5, 2004

Alive in Kabul
I have experienced here a feeling that is not as common these days as I'd like, and it is hope
June 21, 2004

Watch out for Iranicons
They believe democracy is something that can cooked faster in a microwave
June 7, 2004

Hollow modernity
Obsession with the Great American Culture Project is not a sign of advanced democratic consciousness
May 17, 2004

That arrogant reporter
Response to "Those friendly Iranians" in the New York Times
May 7, 2004

Soundtrack of my life
A tribute to Vigen
October 30, 2003

Band-Aid solution
Affirmative action does not confront the larger problem of racism
June 25, 2003

September 30, 2002

Identity crisis
Photo essay: Cuba
September 18, 2002

Passion vs. possession
Cuba with all its marvelous idiosyncrasies
September 4, 2002

Accidental Eden
Overwhelmed by Iranian women's beauty
December 11, 2001

Ask why
Yeah it's wrong regardless, but....
September 20, 2001

Alhambra is great
But I came to Granada to find the pomegranates
August 10, 2001

Dialogue among ourselves
An email to Mohammad Khatami
February 23, 2000

Thinking of you
Never got to meet my Amu Hamid and Ameh Nahid
December 24, 1999

The search
We are reexamining notions of what it means to be whatever
November 18, 1999

A ramble from Chile
You think of one million things and nothing at all
September 14, 1999



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