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David BarsamianIran and the United States are on a collision course.
In his new book "Targeting Iran" (July 2007, see book cover below), David Barsamian presents the perspectives of three experts on Iran and U.S. foreign policy (Noam Chomsky, Ervand Abrahamian and Nahid Mozaffari) who discuss the 1953 CIA coup and the rise of the Islamic regime; Iran's internal dynamics and competing forces; relations with Iraq and Afghanistan; and the consequences of U.S. policy.
"Insightful, timely, and laced with rich historical perspective, Targeting Iran presents a bracing exploration of Iranís current place in the world, and its tangled relationship with the West. These fascinating interviews capture Iranís complexity and illuminate the morningís headlines." Ė Azadeh Moaveni, author of "Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America And American in Iran".
"Targeting Iran" By David Barsamian
Interviews with Noam Chomsky, Ervand Abrahamian & Nahid Mozaffari
City Lights Open Media Series, July 2007
More books by David Barsamian
(See the books section in Alternative Radio): http://www.alternativeradio.org/all_books.shtml
Biography of David Barsamian

David Barsamian is founder and director of Alternative Radio, the independent award-winning weekly series based in Boulder, Colorado. He is a radio producer, journalist, author and lecturer. He has been working in radio since 1978.†
His latest books are "Targeting Iran" with Noam Chomsky, Ervand Abrahamian, Nahid Mozaffari, "Imperial Ambitions" with Noam Chomsky and "Speaking of Empire & Resistance" with Tariq Ali.
His earlier books include "Propaganda and the Public Mind: Conversations with Noam Chomsky", "Eqbal Ahmad: Confronting Empire","The Decline and Fall of Public Broadcasting", "Culture and Resistance: Conversations with Edward W. Said", etc.
The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its "Top Ten Media Heroes." Barsamian lectures on U.S. foreign policy, the media, propaganda, and corporate power in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, India and Europe. He is the winner of the ACLU's Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, the 2006 Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Award and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation.
Source: Website of "Alternative Radio": http://www.alternativeradio.org/
Alternative Radio is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and on short-wave on Radio for Peace International. Alternative Radio provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.

David Barsamian's Middle East Trip Blog (2005)

Cover of the book "Targeting Iran"


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