Stefan Simanowitz

Stefan Simanowitz is a journalist, writer and human rights campaigner. Visit www.stefanowitz.com. Follow at @StefSimanowitz

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Friday, January 6, 2012 - 9:19am
Defusing the Iran Time Bomb
If it is true that wars begin in the minds of men then Iran and Western powers have been at a state of war for some time. Martial rhetoric has been accompanied by steady military build-up and unprecedented diplomatic shut-down as each side throws away their steering wheel in this most dangerous of games of chicken.
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Friday, December 2, 2011 - 10:52am
From Tahrir Square: The Leaderless Revolution Meets the Ballot Box
CAIRO, Egypt -- "Once a nation decides to live, destiny has no choice other than to oblige" a young woman in Tahrir Square says. But destiny’s path is seldom a straight one and as polling stations closed their doors this week on the first stage of Egypt’s first post-Mubarak parliamentary elections the mood in Cairo was far from celebratory. Despite a high turnout and widespread relief that the two days of voting had not been marred by violence the elections had left many far from satisfied.
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