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On the Merits of an Arranged Marriage

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Dora Levy Mossanen

Was theirs an arranged marriage? It certainly was. Were they different in every imaginable way? You bet. Yet they managed to build a relationship based on love and trust. I wonder whether that was possible only because divorce was not an option at the time.

Eden Revisited: Shahram Karimi and the Re-Enchantment of Art

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Shahram Karimi is the consummate artist, master of many mediums. In depositing his emotional baggage in the center of this stunning exhibition, the artist transforms his outsider identity into the ultimate insider.

Census Bureau Survey Draws Attention to Need for More Proactive Multicultural Approach

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

The release this past week of the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) makes it clear that America's ethnic makeup is changing much quicker...

CENTCOM's Digital Diplomacy

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Seib

In Tampa, a team of fluent Arabic, Farsi, and Urdu speaking civilians comb through online forums in their respective languages, where they're looking for incendiary commentary about the U.S. military.

Masters of Persian Music Again Evolve Iran

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

While I understand the plight of the Western classical world in trying to sustain its heritage, this type of music never really grabbed my attention. ...

Afghanistan's Biggest Blogger Hopes To Show The Country's Softer Side

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Although he passionately hopes to bring Afghan art, culture, and music -- life, really -- to readers around the world with his blog, Fekrat certainly ...

A Revelation in Midst of a Revolution

Aram Khayatpour | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aram Khayatpour

I wasn't quite sure what I felt. I was born in Iran but my family left when I was two years old. I have no memory of the country. I could never read Farsi. It was my parents who were Iranian; I was not.