Month: May 2009

North Korea’s Nuclear Gambit

Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 by CommonDreams.org Taking North Korea at Their Word Pyongyang has consistently said that its nuclear weapons are intended to deter aggression. And, indeed, they do. by Tad Daley Shortly after North Korea exploded its second nuclear device in three years on Monday […]

Speaking with American Studies students at Tehran University

Studying America in Tehran

On our last day in Tehran, we had a meeting with Dr. Hosseini, professor of American Studies at Tehran University, and some of his M.A. students. The American Studies program has only existed for a year and a half, and they focus on learning about American culture and […]