articles tagged "Iran"

A Breakthrough in Iran

Monday, 2 December 2013 | buzz
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Award-winning author Andrew Kydd talks about the historic deal to curtail Iran’s nuclear program. more »

Going to Tehran

Friday, 3 May 2013 | A Public Affair
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On Friday, May 3rd host Esty Dinur interviewed Flynt Leverett on his new book “Going to Tehran.” Co-authored with Hillary Mann Leverett, “Going to Tehran” offers a new perspective on our conflicting policies with Iran and proposes potential solutions. Copies of the book will be available during the upcoming pledge drive June 3rd-16th. more »

Leah Bolger: Veterans for Peace

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 | buzz
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On Wednesday December 5, Jan Miyasaki speaks with Leah Bolger, President of the National Board of Veteran’s for Peace, about the new round of sanctions against Iran. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the sanctions against Iran last week. “This is collective punishment, and its really hurting the people of Iran, who have done nothing to warrant this reaction from us. It’s really sad that we didn’t learn anything from the damage we caused Iraq when we placed sanctions against them.” Veteran’s for Peace has issued a statement denouncing this.   Leah says “we believe the combination of foreign policy of Israel and United States together are causing a whole …. more »

Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 | buzz
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On Wednesday October 10, Jan Miyasaki interviewed brothers Dr. Kamiar Alaei, MD, MPH, MS and Dr. Arash Alaei, MD. Dr. Kamiar Alaei will be speaking tonight at the Pyle Center.   Dr. Kamiar Alaei, who is an expert on HIV/AIDS and international and human rights, and his brother Dr. Arash Alaei founded the first triangular clinic for drug users HIV patients and STD cases in Iran. Their work, which has been extended into neighboring Afghanistan and Tajikistan, has been acknowledged by the World Health Organization as the “best practice model” in the region. The triangular clinic was designed as a community-based model, with which they integrated prevention care and social support. Rather than approaching policy makers, they decided to address …. more »

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