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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.
(1 comments) SHARE 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.
(6 comments) SHARE 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.
(1 comments) SHARE 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?
(5 comments) SHARE 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 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 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?