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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Now Can We Talk About Iran's American Prisoners? | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's announcement of a deal between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers restricting the controversial Iranian nuclear progra...

Argo Got It Right!

Helen Davey | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Helen Davey

As a Pan Am flight attendant who traveled often to Iran in the 1960s and 1970s, I was transfixed by the film Argo, transported back in time with a strong feeling of déjà vu.

Short on Election-Year Ammo, Republicans Try to Turn Obama into Carter

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

It's rising gas prices -- the pocketbook issue -- that's really breathing new life into the "Carter analogy."

Friday Talking Points [127] -- Letting A Crisis Go To Waste

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Barack Obama's administration was supposed to follow a basic premise: never let a crisis go to waste. That was according to one of his own ...