Amir Salehzadeh
Amir Salehzadeh
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For Young Iranians, the 2013 Iran Nuclear Deal Is Just the Beginning

Why I'm feeling hopeful about Iran's future.

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5 Weirdest Anti-Obamacare Ads

People have been trying their hardest to undermine the law by mocking it.
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Americans Might Not Fear an Iran Nuclear Deal, If They Knew Iran Like I Do

Americans need to give diplomacy a chance, before it's too late.
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Find Out What Iran Really Wants, From Iran Expert Hooman Majd

I spoke with Hooman Majd, a journalist and Iran expert, on the country's new president, nuclear program, and desire to play a role on the world stage.
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Iran Nuclear Program Actually Up For Discussion Now

Today marks the beginning of p5+1 talks in Geneva with six world powers and Iran.
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Negotiations Over Iran's Nuclear Program Will Have Major Geopolitical Consequences

You'd think that a thaw in relations between the U.S. and Iran would be reason for celebration. But, some U.S. allies don't see it that way. Iran's nuclear program could cause a big shift.

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Obama Rouhani Phone Conversation: It's About Time!

For the first time since 1979, we have contact.
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Obamacare Facts: Don't Be Fooled By These 5 Myths

Death panels! Socialized medicine! Job killing! We will all have British teeth! Here's the truth about the insurance exchanges that open on October 1.
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UN General Assembly 2013: What Iran Really Wants From the UN

In one of the most eventful days in foreign policy in the last several years, both President Obama and President Rouhani gave speeches that opened the door to high-level meetings.
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Syria News: How Iran is Benefiting From the Syria Crisis

Iran is one of Syria's closest allies, they share mutual political interests that keep them bound together. With talks of a military strike, Iran has been looking for avenues to project influence
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A View From Inside Iran: What Sanctions Do to Real People

My trip to visit family in Iran allowed me to see just how deeply U.S. sanctions are hurting everyday people in Iran. With a new Iranian president taking control, it's time to talk.

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The Asia-Pacific Region is the New Middle East

The Obama administration has been rebalancing its resources and energy towards the Asia-Pacific region, which it sees as an essential foreign policy move.
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5 Things You Need To Know About the Student Loan Bill

With the passage of the Bipartisan Loan Certainty Act, here is a breakdown of the changes to the student loan program that borrowers need to know about.
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Obama's Economy Speech Lays the Smackdown On Austerity

In a speech at Knox College, President Obama laid out his policy proposals for creating jobs and improving the American economy.
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Egypt Doesn't Need Democracy. It Needs a Living Wage.

Democracy, though important, is a long-term goal. What really matters in Egypt is that families have access to jobs and a living wage.
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Hassan Rouhani: Young Iranians Are Ready to Move Forward — Is Their New President?

Iranians supported a moderate for President in overwhelming numbers — someone who has a propensity to support greater social freedoms and improve Iran's failing economy.

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Obama Climate Change Speech: Obama Uses the "D Word" For the First Time

President Obama has used pretty strong activist language in recent remarks. He’s the first president to endorse the practice of divesture.