Tag Archives: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad, Trump

A few days after then Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had made what was widely regarded anti-Semitic rants at the UN General Assembly in September 2008, he met, still in New York, with ultra-orthodox Jews. This is remarkable only on first … Continue reading

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Rouhani, Obama Both Liars?

David Albright and Christina Walrond at the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) make the point, in a recent piece on ISIS’ webpage, that new elected Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, in a series of overtures to the United States … Continue reading

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The Head of the Snake

In the alleged Iranian government assassination plot involving the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the U.S. Adel al-Jubeir the Iranian-American prime suspect Manssour Arbabsiar yesterday pleaded not guilty. In view of what has been made public about the so far more … Continue reading

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What Stupid Interviews Are Good For

While the media’s groaning about rather stupid teaser (“A Day in the Life of Iran’s President”) for Ann Curry’s upcoming interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (“Why are you working so hard?”) is becoming louder, we now might get to know the … Continue reading

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“The World Should be Rooting For the Clergy …

… their victory will bring about the quickest end to the Islamic Republic.” Former Middle East advisor to the Obama Administration and Professor of International Politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University Vali Nasr has … Continue reading

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