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Iran’s Afghan Ambitions

On May 24th, Presidents of Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan held a summit in Tehran. The piece below looks at each party’s goals and motivations, with special focus placed on Iran’s Afghanistan strategy.
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Posted on : May 29 2009
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Being Iranian – Israeli

My latest piece, published in The Guardian, looks at the trials and tribulations of being an Iranian – Israeli.

Its observational, with a tiny dose of Javedanfar satire.

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Posted on : May 28 2009
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Ahmadinejad’s messianic connections

Many questions have been raised about Ahmadinejad’s messianic beliefs and connections.
But the more important question to ask is: what political benefit does he gain from them?
And what impact could this have on the decision making process, if and when Iran gets its hands on a nuclear bomb?

The piece below analyzes these important questions:

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Netanyahu and Obama: Iran vs Palestine

The threat posed by the Iranian nuclear program is one that can not be ignored.

However, failure to address the question of Palestine could turn into a bigger threat for Israel, than Iran’s bomb.

The piece below explains:


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Posted on : May 19 2009
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