Why PAAIA is Effective

On June 2, 2012, posted a blog entitled “The Problem with PAAIA,” signed by Kabriat (a pseudonym). Unfortunately, the blog is rife with misinformation

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Not for sale

When, more than ten years ago, we founded the Alliance for Defense of Human Rights in Iran (ADHRI) in Washington, D.C., after the serial murders

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The shah and the people

In interpersonal relationships, individuals repeat past patterns of interaction in the present, and in the process many regressive forces come into play. Leaders are ideal

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Houman Sarshar

The culture heroes

Introduction to Esther's Children: A Portrait of Iranian Jews, by Houman Sarshar. This magnificent volume brings together for the first time ever a comprehensive representation

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Iran’s guerrillas

Maziar Behrooz is assistant professor of history at San Francisco State University and author of Rebels with a Cause: The Failure of the Left in

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We are awake

See The sky was dark on that Christmas Day in Paris. As I walked down the quiet Avenue du President Wilson the leaves lay sodden

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The twelve rules

From Elaine Sciolino's “Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran” (2000, Free Press). No American reporter has more experience covering Iran or more access to

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