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Wednesday 3 February 2010

  • Realism and regime change in Iran/ By Michael Gerson /February 3, 2010 - http://newsok.com/realism-and-regime-change-in-iran/article/3436598 WASHINGTON — It means something in foreign policy circles when realists and idealists converge on a policy, as they are beginning to do on Iran. Realists assert that only the external behavior of a regime is of direct concern...

Sunday 10 January 2010

  • Iran protesters: the Harvard professor behind their tactics - Iran singled out Harvard professor Gene Sharp as a key inspiration for protesters' 'velvet coup.' Sharp's manual on nonviolent protest shaped opposition movements in Czechoslovakia and inspired activists in Burma. By Scott Peterson Staff Writer posted December 29, 2009 at...

Wednesday 24 June 2009

  • Key Iranian Dissident Dismayed By Obama - Tuesday, June 23, 2009 8:41 PM Newsmax By: Kenneth R. Timmerman A key Iranian dissident tells Newsmax he was stunned to listen to President Barack Obama tell reporters on Tuesday that despite the brutal crackdown by security forces in Tehran,...

Tuesday 23 June 2009

Saturday 20 June 2009

  • Militia Adds Fear To Time of Unrest - By Tara Bahrampour Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, June 19, 2009 One of the more dramatic video clips from Iran this week showed a man in an upper-floor window firing onto demonstrators outside a building near Tehran's Azadi Square, killing...

Tuesday 16 June 2009

  • Dark side of a reformist win in Iran - By Mohsen Sazegara June 10, 2009 - The Boston Globe ON FRIDAY, my fellow Iranians will cast their vote for the Islamic Republic's next president. If some of the polls are to be believed, the victor may very well be...

Thursday 15 March 2007

  • What Was Once a Revolutionary Guard Is Now Just a Mafia - Opinion : The Forward Mohsen Sazegara | Fri. Mar 16, 2007 Back in October 1978, none of us in exile with Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini imagined that victory for the Islamic Revolution would be attained only a few months later. It...

Saturday 24 June 2006

  • An Open Letter to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad By Mohsen Sazegara - On May 13, 2006, Mohsen Sazegara wrote an open letter to Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in response to Ahmadinejad’s letter to President Bush earlier that month. Mohsen Sazegara is a visiting associate professor at Yale University’s Center for International and...

Thursday 6 April 2006

  • Policy Focus #54 The Point of No Return: Iran's Path to Democracy - http://www.sazegara.net/docs/PolicyFocus54.pdfTo download the PDF file, right click on the link above and choose Save Target As...Format: PDF, 37 PagesPublished: April 2006File Size: 883 KB Since the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iranian society has been transformed. Urbanism, literacy, industrial growth, international contact, and...

Tuesday 8 November 2005

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Friday 15 July 2005

Saturday 25 June 2005

Thursday 16 June 2005

  • Iran 9th Presidential Election - Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran has gone through three distinct political stages. The first stage, which began with the victory of the revolution and ended with the death of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, was a period in which the revolutionary...

Friday 10 June 2005

Thursday 2 June 2005

Wednesday 1 June 2005

  • Lawful Crimes"in Iran" June 1, 2005 - PolicyWatch #999 "Lawful Crimes" in Iran By Mohsen SazegaraJune 1, 2005As this month's presidential election campaign gets underway in Iran, the Iranian government is emphasizing that the country enjoys the rule of law and elected government. In fact, both statements...