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End of Iran Deal is the beginning of War

President Trump withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Deal effectively ends the international peace agreement. Unfortunately, the end of the Iran Deal is the beginning of war. The Iran Deal’s objective was to end that countries nuclear weapons program. To date, the deal has stopped Iran from […]

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Baseball is America

I was born in Iran in 1978 and my mom moved us to Los Angeles in 1984. One of my very first memories in my adopted homeland was watching the 1984 National League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres. I’m not entirely sure what my initial thoughts were as I watched […]

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Netanyahu wins election, now what?

I have not been shy about criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu. In fact I think criticizing is an understatement. Before Israeli’s went to fulfill their democratic duties, I posted a blog arguing that for the sake of peace, Netanyahu should not win. (http://theworldofjobu.com/vote-netanyahu-out-for-the-sake-of-peace/) However, for the third time in my life, I woke […]

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Vote Netanyahu out for the sake of peace

This is arguably the most tumultuous time in modern Middle East history, where just about every country is embroiled in internal or external conflict. Israel – one of only three non-Arab countries in the region, and probably the most democratic will be voting to either keep Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party in power, and thus keep […]