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An article from Dr. Guive Mirfendereski, an international lawyer and a legal historian

"The Tonb: The haute couture connection," posted on, September 20, 2000, at ;

"Snake Island: Great Tonb and the zoological evidence," posted on, August 23, 2000, at ;

Mirfendereski, Guive, "The Tonbs & Abu Musa Controversy: An Evidentiary Perspective," in IRAN Quarterly Report (Tehran: Future Alliances International), vol.2, no.2 (Summer 1999), pp.55-73.

"Tonban-e Abu Musa: Squeezing a laugh or two from the Iranian foreign ministry's secret files," posted on, December 10, 1998, at .

Mirfendereski, Guive, "Jazayer-e Tonb va Abu Musa: Chaharchubi baray-e mozakerat-e ayandeh," (The Tonb and Abu Musa Islands: A Framework for future negotiations), in Iran Times (Washington, D.C.), no.1375 (March 20, 1998), p.11, and no.1376 (March 27, 1998), pp.9,12.

"Hands off the tonban, please: A compromise over the disputed Persian Gulf islands?," posted on, January 10, 1998, at .

Mirfendereski, Guive, "Barresiyeh hoquqieh malekiyat-e jazayer-e Tonb," (The Ownership of the Tonb Islands: A Legal Analysis), translated from the English into Persian by Assallah Amraii, in Ettela'at (Tehran), published in 17 daily parts in the daily's nos.20980-20983 (February 1-4, 1997), p.6, nos.20987-20989 (February 11-13, 1997, p.6, nos.20990-20995 (February 15-20, 1997), p.6, and nos.20996-20999 (February 22-25, 1997), pp.6, 2, 2, 5, 5 respectively.

Mirfendereski, Guive, "The Toponymy of the Tonb Islands," in Iranian Studies, vol.29, nos.3-4 (Summer/Fall 1996, pp.297-320.

Mirfendereski, Guive, "The Ownership of the Tonb islands: A Legal Analysis," in H. Amirahmadi, ed., Small Islands, Big Politics (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996), pp.117-160).

Mirfendereski, Guive and Najmedin Meshkati,"America's Undertow, Iran's Achilles' Heel in the Persian Gulf," in US-Iran Review (Forum on American-Iranian Relations), vol.1, no.1, April 1993, p.6.

Mirfendereski, Guive, The Tamb Islands Controversy, 1887-1971: A Case Study in Claims to Territory in International Law," doctoral dissertation, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts. May 1985.