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A New Security Order for the Middle East

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 01.09.2013 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

The existing archaic regional order in the Middle East must be replaced with one that is fit for the 21st century, where conflict resolution through multilateralism, dialogue and confidence building measures reduce the occurrence of hostilities.

Global Food Security: An Uphill Battle That Must Be Won

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

This past Thursday, on the 10th of November 2011, former U.N. Secretary-General, Kofi Annan delivered a speech at Stanford University on the occasion ...

Iran's Nuclear Crisis: Why ICC Ratification Could Help Ease Tensions and Avert War

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

Increasing sanctions coupled with a record of reliance on aggressive language, inflexible positions and the overhanging threat of war have only served to toughen Iranian resolve.

Mandela & South Africa: Inspirations for Freedom

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

Nelson Mandela's personal life story and moving declarations have resonated with people from all walks of life and in all countries, giving hope wherever oppression reigns.