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 From Common sense in reply to i'm  1 minute ago.  
What a nasty and idiotic remark - and what a give-away that whoever made knows nothing about mathematics. Maryam is a very strong mathematician, and would be a lead candidate regardless of her gender or nationality. It just so happens that there are many more Iranian mathematicians (and mathematicians who happen to be women) than there were a generation ago - it is not a surprise than one of them would be short-listed eventually. And if you think politics plays no role in Fields Medals...

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