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Maryam Mirzakhani and Iran’s Brain Drain

It was announced on Tuesday that Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian born mathematician and professor at Stanford University, has been awarded one of the four 2014 Fields Medals, considered to be the highest prize in mathematics. Mirzakhani has garnered international headlines by being the first woman to ever win the prize since it was introduced in 1936.

Iran News Digest- August 4, 2014

 

By Iran News Update Staff

 Hardliners and Diplomacy

In an editorial at The National Interest, Michael Cohen repeats a common narrative about the nuclear talks, saying that hardliners on both sides are trying to scuttle a deal. He argues that both sides see mutual antagonism between Iran and the US as contributing to their long-term interests or continued leadership. But this is far more evident in the case of Iran, and Cohen’s description of the hardline positions of both sides seems to bear this out. He indicates that the key hardline position in the US and Israel is insistence upon preventing Iran from ever having the capability to obtain a nuclear weapon.

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