Geoffrey Fox

Archive - Month: November 2018

In Iran, 3: Imam Khomeini blinks?

2018.11.08

Besides archaeology (see previous note), our busy second day in Tehran, Saturday, September 8, had included the Glass and Ceramic Museum (link below) and the Crown Jewels, safely ensconced in the Central Bank. See the link below for a ten-minute video of its treasures (it takes a few minutes to download), with an entertaining and … read more »

In Iran, 2: The empire at the center of the world

2018.11.05

Persian empire

It has now been seven weeks since our return from Iran, and relations between that country and my homeland, the USA, have become even more histrionic. I can’t pretend to know what President Trump thinks about the country, or if he does (I rather doubt it), but his advisers appear to expect the Islamic Republic … read more »