Archive for November, 2009:
Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, the Iranian clergy who established Hezbollah in Lebanon is being threatened. Not by foreign intelligence agencies, rather, by his own countrymen.
Ayatollah Khamenei seems to be moving away from Moscow, and towards Ankara. This strategy has its merits, but it won’t be without its own challenges.
Is Iran’s refusal to accept the recent nuclear deal due to infighting, or intransigence?
Is Iran Arming Latin Venezuela? (By Fernando Gimenez, intern at MEEPAS, and a future star!) http://www.realclearworld.com/blog/2009/11/latin_american_destined_weapon.html
What is the connection between recent demonstrations by the opposition in Tehran and Iran’s intransigence at the nuclear negotiations? The piece below answers that question.