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Thursday, August 30, 2007Ahmadi Nezhad is Not The Leader, He Is Iran's ScarecrowYou can call him a puppet, you can call him a scarecrow. Just don't call Iranian President Ahmadi Nezhad a leader. A leader, by definition, is a policy maker. Mahmoud Ahmadi Nezhad, by definition, is a policy implementer. He is the front man for the true rulers of Iran, The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameneh’i and the ruling Religious Council. They decree, he makes sure it happens.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Monolith or Jigsaw?Sunday, August 26, 2007 For a quarter of a century, the regime established by Khomeini has been labelled a “mullahrchy”, a theocracy dominated by the Shi’ite clergy. Now, however, those familiar with the Iranian situation know that a majority of Shi’ite clerics never converted to Khomeinism and did not endorse the Islamic Republic. In the past few years, especially since the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as President in 2005, those mullahs who had converted to Khomeinism have lost some of their power privileges.
A Grim Intelligence Report on Iran Coming... And Doubts About Blacklisting Rev.GuardsFriday, August 24, 2007 A draft intelligence report portrays a bleak political situation in Iran, anticipating little progress in getting Tehran to halt its nuclear program or stop supporting militant groups in the region, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Ruling Iranian Mollahs Silent to Insults by Iraqi Sunnis to Iranians And Shi’asFriday, August 17, 2007 For almost a week after an influential Iraqi Sunni official openly insulted both Iranians and the Shi’ites, and called on Arab leaders to save Iraqi Sunni Arabs from “total destruction by the “Persians” and Sh’ia “hegemony”, the Shi’a-based Islamic Republic of Iran has remained silent.
The Iraqi Prime Minister Tries to Save his Coalition, Threatened of ImplosionWednesday, August 15, 2007 En ridges with an unprecedented political crisis, the Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri Al-Maliki, announced on Monday 13 August, the holding of a summit, as soon as possible, of various factions of the country.
Weapons Instead of Democracy for the Middle EastTuesday, August 14, 2007 The Bush administration seems to have stopped its offer of “democracy” in the Middle East in the favour of a lucrative business of weapons sales.
Iran's Restive PopulaceMonday, August 13, 2007 We now have a much better picture of the Iranian people's political attitudes, thanks to a poll sponsored by the Center For the Promotion of Democracy and Human Rights. Popular discontent with the mullahs' rule has created an opportunity for regime change, if we have the wit and the will to exploit it.
Iran Offering Olive Branch To The US.Saturday, August 11, 2007 As the American President George W. Bush again threatened action against the Islamic Republic of Iran if it continues its support of terrorist groups in Iraq and in Afghanistan and to continue arming and train insurgents who are killing U.S. soldiers in Iraq, one of the most high-ranking and influential Iranian cleric offered Washington unconditional and unlimited talks.
Iran Government Celebrated "Reporters Day" As Journalists Are Branded "Enemies"Thursday, August 9, 2007 On Wednesday 8 August, the Islamic Republic of Iran celebrated what it is naming cynically, if not ironically, “The Reporters Day”, as the regime, because of its repression and crackdown of the press, is under growing pressure and criticism by international press and human rights organizations.
American Weapons Sold To Arab Nations Will Reach FundamentalistsMonday, August 6, 2007 Not only Iran must not be afraid of the big sale of American weapons to the Arab regimes of the Middle East, but it must rejoice, as they would end up in the hands of Muslim fundamentalists whom Iran is the main supporter.
New Death Sentence on Journalists in IranSaturday, August 4, 2007 The wave of executions in the Islamic Republic of Iranian has now reached the Iranian media, as on 16 July 2007, two Kurdish journalists, Mr. Adnan Hassanpour and Mr. Abdolvahed (Hiva) Boutimar were sentenced to death by an Islamic tribunal in Marivan, a Kurdish city in the north-west Iran.
A Shi'a-Sunni War of International Dimension Looms AheadWednesday, August 1, 2007 A very dangerous fratricide war that can enflame the whole of the Muslim world may take place if the Saudi Arabia’s authorities do not oblige the country’s religious instances to immediately withdraw fatwas by Wahabbi muftis ordering the destruction of all Shi’a mosques and holly places in Iraq.