Farnaz Fassihi (@farnazfassihi )

Farnaz Fassihi

Bio Journalist @nytimes
Former @WSJ | War Correspondent | Mideast & Iran Expert
Author book on Iraq war
Ellis Island Medal of Honor
@Columbia & @Harvard Alum

Location New York, NY
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Account created 20-02-2015 21:55:00
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Twitter Web App : โ€œA novelist needs his typewriter, but you can write poetry any time, anywhere.โ€ โ€”Octavio Paz theparisreview.org/interviews/219โ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : Our story: The secret 25-year Iran China deal, we obtained a copy of the final contract.
$400 billions Chinese investments
discounted oil sales to China
nearly 100 projects cited in every sector

w/ Steven Lee Myers

nytimes.com/2020/07/11/worโ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : Iran and China have quietly drafted a sweeping economic and security partnership that would vastly extend Chinaโ€™s influence in the Middle East, throwing Iran an economic lifeline and creating new flash points with the U.S.
nyti.ms/2OmqVFH

Twitter Web App : Iran is looking to negotiate a similar deal as the China deal with Russia & other neighbors, says Mahmoud Vaezi, chief of staff of Rouhani.

Twitter Web App : Women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia are in jail for attempts to "destabilize the Kingdom."
But there is a cat walk... twitter.com/indypersian/stโ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : In an interview with the New York Times, Elaine Duke, a lifelong Republican who was acting secretary of homeland security for four months in 2017, says that President Trump brought up the idea of selling Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

nytimes.com/2020/07/10/us/โ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : Both governments still have to sign off on the deal, but if approved it would be a major blow to the Trump administration's "maximum pressure" campaign against Iran.

Twitter Web App : 2/ China-Iran economic & military partnership comes as Iran pivots east abandoning western trade partners. A result of US exiting nuclear deal, imposing sanctions & Europeans failing to hold up their end of the bargain.

Twitter Web App : Donโ€™t speculate on Iran- China deal. Read this piece twitter.com/farnazfassihi/โ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : New: China and Iran Near Trade and Military Partnership

The investment & security pact would vastly extend Chinaโ€™s influence in the Middle East, throwing Iran an economic lifeline & creating new flash points with US

Farnaz Fassihi Steven Lee Myers report nytimes.com/2020/07/11/worโ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : Our story: The secret 25-year Iran China deal, we obtained a copy of the final contract.
$400 billions Chinese investments
discounted oil sales to China
nearly 100 projects cited in every sector

w/ Steven Lee Myers

nytimes.com/2020/07/11/worโ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : China and Iran have been quietly negotiating an economic and military partnership that would deeply embed the Chinese in the country. Some in Iran see it as a sell out. Farnaz Fassihi obtained a "final version" of the deal, detailing nearly 100 projects. nytimes.com/2020/07/11/worโ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : This is what "cancel culture" actually looks like: minority voices being shut down by powerful white people. thedailybeast.com/reza-aslan-revโ€ฆ