Nima Shirazi
Nima Shirazi

Nima Shirazi is co-editor of the Iran, Iraq and Turkey pages for the online magazine Muftah. His political analysis can be found on his website, Wide Asleep in America.

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Aug. 4, 2013

Iran's Nuclear Weapons Don't Exist, No Matter What Benjamin Netanyahu Says

Israeli leaders are again hysterically telling us that Iran is on the brink of wiping Israel off the planet. The only problem? The nukes don't exist.

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July 23, 2013

Meet the Mujahedeen-e Khalq, America's Favorite New Iranian Ally

This Iranian opposition group only recently was removed from the State Department's list of foreign terrorist organizations, but their history of spreading false intelligence goes way back.
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May 20, 2013

Newseum Dishonors Mahmoud al-Kumi and Hussam Salama, Murdered Palestinian Journalists

On May 13, the names of two Palestinian cameramen, targeted and killed by Israeli air strikes in Gaza last year, were dropped from a dedication ceremony held to honor fallen journalists.
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May 16, 2013

War With Iran? New Study Shows Massively Distorted Media Coverage of Iranian Nuclear Program

Drawing parallels to media malpractice during the run-up to the invasion of Iraq, a recent report concludes press coverage of Iran's nuclear program has been similarly distorted and dishonest.
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Feb. 26, 2013

Argo Fact Check: Best Picture is Full of Inaccuracies

Argo has been held up as a shining example of American cinema at the 2013 Oscars. Unfortunately, it is full of inaccuracies.