Mariam Memarsadeghi

Tavaana E-learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society

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Iranian-American human rights activist and advisor to adviser to non-governmental organizations, promoting democracy and human rights in the Middle East, and founder of the Tavaana E-learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society

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Just yesterday, Iran's President Ahmadinejad told NBC's Today show that two American hikers detained on charges of espionage  would be released  on bail.

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Now that major rivals are deposed or worried about their own futures, has Iran gained new influence in the region, without doing a thing?

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