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US Versus Iran Match: Lessons Politicians Can Learn

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States went at it, but it was not over Iran’s nuclear program or the US’s sanctions on Iran — it was over a gold medal at the Olympics. The US’s Jordan Burroughs beat Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi at the final for the men’s 74-kilogram freestyle wrestling. When … Continue reading

In The Garden of Mullahs: ‘Apple,’ A Forbidden Fruit?

By now you have probably heard of the Apple versus Iranian diaspora sanctions dispute. Like most Americans, I own an iPod. I even ‘turned to the dark side’ and purchased a MacBook Pro a year ago. But when news came out about 19-year-old Sahar Sabet, a college student of Iranian descent, was denied the purchase … Continue reading