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Nima Shirazi is a writer and a musician. He is a contributing commentator for Foreign Policy Journal and Palestine Think Tank. His analysis of United States policy and Middle East issues, particularly with reference to current events in Iran, Israel and Palestine, can be found in numerous other online publications, such as Palestine Chronicle, The Rag Blog, Monthly Review, ColdType, Information Clearing House, Dissident Voice, Counter Currents, Axis of Logic, Future Fast Forward, OpEdNews, World Can't Wait, CASMII, Kenya Imagine, What Really Happened, and InfoWars, as well as his own weblog Wide Asleep In America. Nima has also been interviewed on both radio and television.

He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, with his wife and books.

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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 24, 2010
Hope' Floats: Hey Hollywood, Time to Put Your Money Where Your Morality Is A call to action for celebrities who stand for human rights, international law, and basic morality to support - especially financially - sending more boats to break the illegal Israeli siege of Gaza.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 20, 2010
World Cup Domination & Entertaining the Empire: One Aim Changes Everything The Great Game is indeed alive and kicking. This summer's World Cup tournament is providing yet another way for the United States to project its power across the globe, though not as a result of the American national team's action on the pitch. Rather, this year, the subjugation will be televised.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 12, 2010
Néjàd Vu, All Over Again: The Media, 'Pretext,' Context, & 9/11 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's comments have once again been deliberately misinterpreted in the Western press. On Saturday he voiced his views on the 9/11 attacks. What did he actually say and what did the media report?
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 31, 2009
The New York Crimes: All The Lies That Fit to Print A comprehensive dismantling and myth-debunking of University of Texas' Alan Kuperman's latest New York Times OpEd encouraging a immediate military attack on Iran.
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 13, 2009
GOLDSTONEWALLED! | US Congress Endorses Israeli War Crimes With the passing of H.Res.867, Congress has not only enshrined its opposition to investigations into war crimes and crimes against humanity found to be committed during last winter's Israeli massacre of over 1,400 Palestinians in Gaza, but has also affirmed its commitment to Israel's continuous aggression and singular unaccountability to international law, rules of military engagement, human rights, and basic morality.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Indoctrination & Education: Who's REALLY Brainwashing Our Children? If, as the rabid right-wing seems to suggest, the president of our nation should not be allowed to speak to school children for fear of ideological indoctrination, what do they think about government-mandated access for military recruiters to our nation's young people?
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 13, 2009
On the Table & Off the Map: Threats, Lies, and Iranian Elections As Iranians flood to the polls today to vote in the presidential election, it remains to be seen how the US government will react to the results - whatever they may be. Is there really any chance for a new approach from Washington?
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 7, 2009
Obama's Cairo Speech, Part I: "A New Beginning" or The Old Hypocrisy? Was Obama's speech a game-changer or just lovely words masking the same old American exceptionalism and imperialism?
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 7, 2009
Obama's Cairo Speech, Part II: Timing and Electile Dysfunction! Why now? Does the timing of Obama's speech in Cairo have anything to do with the two upcoming elections in Lebanon and Iran?
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 23, 2009
The Grift that Keeps on Giving: Bibi's 'Innocent' Gift to Obama What does Netanyahu's gift to Obama really mean?
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 21, 2009
Stop the Press! This is what Israeli Democracy Looks Like Freedom of the press is often called the litmus test of democracy. How does Israel, the self-proclaimed "only democracy in the Middle East," fair?
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 2, 2009
On Ahmadinejad and Progressive Myopia Many critiques of Iranian President Ahmadinejad's speech at the Durban II conference have surfaced from the progressive left. How informed are these critiques and do they tell the truth?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Durban II: Alethophobic Boogaloo Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech at the United Nations Durban II conference has been met with striking criticism. Was what he said really that offensive, or is the Western world just allergic to the truth?
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 8, 2009
The Rotten Orchard The IDF probe into the devastating misconduct and war crimes committed by Israeli forces in Gaza, and revealed by the soldiers themselves, has ended. No indictments. No convictions. We are told that a few "bad apples" are responsible for the atrocities. But how many "bad apples" does it take before the whole orchard is rotten?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 16, 2009
Live From New York...It's the Same Old Propaganda! Saturday Night Live head writer Seth Meyers reinforces racist stereotypes and American political propaganda in his role as anchor of the show's famous Weekend Update segment.