Iran, Jews and Pragmatism
The New York Times / Roger Cohen
16-Mar-2009 (2 comments)

Iran — as compared with Arab countries including Syria, Saudi Arabia and Egypt — has an old itch for representative government, evident in the 1906 Constitutional Revolution. The June presidential vote will be a genuine contest by the region’s admittedly low standards. This is the Middle East’s least undemocratic state outside Israel.

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Cohen must be tough for you Fred

by I Have a Crush on Alex Trebek on

he's a jew who went to iran, who is trying to understand iran rather than dismiss it based solely on IRI. Something you don't dare do. Something you cannot do.

unfortunately with problems, you have to look closely and it might get complicated. I know this is a difficult concept for you to understand and might even challenge some of your notions about Iran. It must kill you that people are finding out about Iranians, as annoying as they are. 


Whatever "objectivity" Cohen

by Anonymouser (not verified) on

Whatever "objectivity" Cohen may have displayed previously is certainly eviscerated by his unsubstantiated claims about IRI's pragmatism.