Archive for July, 2009:
Many Iranians will now start to see their nation’s nuclear programme as a tool of the regime’s leadership, not of the people.
The piece below analyzes the main goals of Rafsanjani’s speech today.
The second article looks at how US and Israel are becoming closer on the issue of Iran, and why.
This week I published three articles.
The first looks at the first foreign policy set back suffered by Iran after the reelection of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. This could be a sign of things of to come. The article looks at the impact of the demonstrations on Iran’s negotiation position vis a vi the US.
The second article is entitled “Iran will never be the same again”. It looks at the long term structural changes made and what the US should do in light of the new developments.
The third article looks at the consequences of Hamas and Hezbollah’s welcoming of Ahmadinejad’s reelection and its impact in Iran. I also analyze Israel’s reaction to the elections.
Much has been said about Rafsanjani´s power, and that he may be the only person who could depose Khamenei.
Can he? The piece below explores: