Tag Archives: Pasdaran

The Rioters’ Cleric

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri has passed away yesterday at age 87. He died of a heart attack, or stroke, when sleeping in his bed at home. Hundred of thousands of mourners are right now gathering in Qom, where he … Continue reading

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ElBaradei’s Legacy

Friday’s IAEA Board of Governors’ resolution, on outgoing Director General (DG) Mohamed ElBaradei’s last working day at the Agency, is not intended to get Iran’s opaque nuclear program off with a slap on the wrist. It is much more serious … Continue reading

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Terrorist Organizations

Yesterday’s suicide attack in Sistan-Baluchestan with so far 42 casualties has been conducted most probably by Abdul Malek Rigi’s Jundullah, or Soldiers of Allah, a Sunni terrorist organization related to Al Qaeda which had been founded in 2003 and which … Continue reading

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From Aradan

    Kasra Naji. Ahmadinejad: The Secret History of Iran’s Radical Leader. University of California Press, Berkeley 2008, 312 pages.  There is an urgent need for an unbiased and more detailed analysis of the origins of this son of a … Continue reading

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