Iranian Ex-Pats are a Problem

Iran and the U.S. have been at odds ever since the Iranian Revolution of 1979. The admission of the Shah to the United States for cancer treatment and the taking of 52 U.S. Embassy hostages sowed the seeds for a parting of ways between Iran and the U.S. Since that time hundreds of thousands of Iranians have left Iran for Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Japan and literally to every corner of the globe. Many are educated — doctors, engineers, academics, business leaders — and some of them had already parked money abroad or they took it with them upon leaving Iran. Iran has lost much talent and…

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MIT engineer-economist. Prof: Tufts, UT-Austin, GW. IMF Board. Mediator Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait. Writing: Econ-Finance, Oil, Sanctions, Mid-East, Islam.

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Hossein Askari

MIT engineer-economist. Prof: Tufts, UT-Austin, GW. IMF Board. Mediator Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait. Writing: Econ-Finance, Oil, Sanctions, Mid-East, Islam.