Saïd Amin
@said

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Apr 9, 2015

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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
What does panic look like?

"It (Facebook) unveiled a new metric yesterday, what it’s calling the “family audience”: The total number of unique individuals who use at least one of the company’s apps. That number is 2.5 billion people, which is huge. But it feels like a shiny new stat to distract fro ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
My participation in the back and forth the two of you are enjoying is not an invitation for a ménage à trois ;) but I did want to bring @Cyrus___ 's attention to this video: iranian.com/2018/07/25/iran-war-would-destroy-trumps-presidency/

Given that you're in Iran and probably not as famil ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Ash (@Ash_) on Pinned comment
Khamenei's tenure, which has spanned more than a quarter-century is bound to come to an end at some point in the near future -- he is 79 after all. Perhaps a looming succession crisis in the midst of acute economic pressure may result in the sort of nationwide civilian action that you speak of. Or p ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
Deliberate disinformation campaigns: Plausible but this would be hard to prove. More prevalent is the increasing number of 'Stink Tanks" (nice one @Ash_ ) that blur the line between research and lobbying (btw, good to see you & Ash turn the page and getting along so nicely). DC is swimming in fo ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Newsflash for those Iranian Americans drinking the White House's Kool Aid: Thanks to Trump's Muslim travel ban you are second-class citizens. And it doesn't matter if you're Buddhist, Jewish, Bahá'í, Zoroastrian, Christian, etc. and/or a proud Republican who voted for the man...you're STILL a second ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Ash (@Ash_) on Pinned comment
I, too, appreciate Shireen's perspectives; hence why I regularly post her work on The Iranian. It's good food for thought regardless of whether I agree with her or not.
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