Iran http://publicradiotulsa.org en Middle East Journalist Barbara Slavin: "Iran Gets a New President, But Will It Make a Difference?" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/middle-east-journalist-barbara-slavin-iran-gets-new-president-will-it-make-difference <p>Our guest is Barbara Slavin, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center who's also the Washington correspondent for <a href="http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/home.html">Al-Monitor.com</a>, a website devoted to news from and about the Middle East. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:46:17 +0000 Rich Fisher 46569 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Middle East Journalist Barbara Slavin: "Iran Gets a New President, But Will It Make a Difference?" "If You Could Be Mine: A Novel" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/if-you-could-be-mine-novel <p>We speak today by phone with author Sara Farizan, who is the daughter of Iranian immigrants, lives near Boston, and has just published her first novel. It's a YA novel that's been getting great reviews, and it's called "If You Could Be Mine." This book tells the story of two girls, Sahar and Nasrin, lifelong friends who live in the great Iranian city known as Tehran, and who also happen to be in love with one another. It is, as a critic for School Library Journal has written, a "terrific debut novel.... Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:12:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 46042 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "If You Could Be Mine: A Novel" "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oil-politics-islamic-republic-iran <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Paasha Mahdavi, who is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at UCLA. As part of the University of Tulsa Collins College of Business Lecture Series, Mahdavi will deliver a free-to-the-public talk on "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" on Wednesday the 13th at 7pm in the Tyrrell Hall Auditorium on the TU campus. Mahdavi's ongoing research concerns the study of national oil company governance and the political consequences of oil nationalizations, and he joins us today by phone. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:46:22 +0000 Ricf Fisher 35505 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" Iran and the Bomb: The Documentary of the Week http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/iran-and-bomb-documentary-week <p><em>Airs Friday at 8pm &amp; Sunday at 6pm on KWGS 89.5-1</em></p><p>Iran&rsquo;s nuclear ambitions have the world on edge. Because of its reluctance to admit international inspectors, and its progress in enriching uranium, the situation is increasingly tense. A nuclear Iran could lead to a Middle Eastern arms race and destabilize the world&rsquo;s oil market. In this edition of America Abroad we explore whether sanctions and other diplomatic efforts are&nbsp;enough to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 14:39:38 +0000 Editor 16758 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Iran and the Bomb: The Documentary of the Week