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Why U.S.-Iran Talks Are Good for Israel

Recently, Iran offered its own set of proposals to the West. How should Israel view this latest Iranian move?
How do the Iranians see things? And what are their motivations?

http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2009/09/16/us-iran_talks_are_good_for_israel_97161.html


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Posted on : Sep 16 2009
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Qods Day: Pro-Palestine or Anti-Ahmadinejad?

In Iran, on Qods Day (Jerusalem day- 18th of September) Iranians are told to take to the streets to protest for Palestinian rights. This Qods day is likely to be different. Its more likely to become an anti-Ahmadinejad event than a pro-Palestine gathering. The piece below explains:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/sep/10/iran-ahmadinejad-protest

This article looks at the changing nature of the Damascus – Tehran relationship and asks whether Iran and Syria are friends, or allies?

http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2009/09/09/syria_and_iran_friendship_or_alliance_97147.html


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Posted on : Sep 10 2009
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A Brazen Ahmadinejad Tests His Boundaries

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is making far too many enemies for himself.
He is even testing the Supreme Leader. This could have very serious consequences.  Nothing in this world is forever, and this includes support from Khamanei.
http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2009/07/28/mahmoud_ahmadinejad_tests_his_boundaries_iran_96992.html


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Posted on : Aug 01 2009
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Being Iranian – Israeli

My latest piece, published in The Guardian, looks at the trials and tribulations of being an Iranian – Israeli.

Its observational, with a tiny dose of Javedanfar satire.

To read, click here


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Posted on : May 28 2009
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Ahmadinejad’s messianic connections

Many questions have been raised about Ahmadinejad’s messianic beliefs and connections.
But the more important question to ask is: what political benefit does he gain from them?
And what impact could this have on the decision making process, if and when Iran gets its hands on a nuclear bomb?

The piece below analyzes these important questions:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2009/may/06/iran-ahmadinejad-mahdi


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Ahmadinejad’s Holocaust Remarks Backfire At Home

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s holocaust denial may have grabbed the headlines abroad.
However in Iran, they have backfired.
Some Iranian presidential candidates, instead of denying the holocaust, are now actually confirming it.
More amazing is the fact that some of his right wing allies are so furious about the publicity which he has given to this tragedy, that they have accused him of being a closet Jew.

The article below by Meir Javedanfar, published in the Guardian explains more:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/apr/22/ahmadinejad-holocaust-racism


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Posted on : Apr 30 2009
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On why Khamenei dismissed Obama’s new year message

The interview below discuses what Iran would want from negotiations with the US, and why Khamenei was not so welcoming to Obama’s Persian new year message.

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Iran worried about improvement in US – Syria relations?

According to Al Arabiya:

In a joint-press-conference with Syrian Prime Minister Mohamed Naji al-Otari, Iranian Vice President Parviz Davoudi called on Syria to be “more alert to the enemies’ tricks.” But the question is; who are these enemies?

The article explains who those “enemies” are and what “tricks” they may play.

To read click here




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