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Iran’s Supreme Investor

One of the ways to look at the role of the supreme leader in the upcoming elections is to see him as the Iranian regime’s answer to Warren Buffett. My latest piece for Bloomberg explains why and how:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-12/ayatollah-khamenei-is-iran-s-supreme-investor-meir-javedanfar.html

What are the likely results of Iran’s upcoming elections?

http://iran-israel-observer.com/2013/06/11/my-estimates-for-the-upcoming-2013-iran-presidential-elections/

Podcast interview on Iran Elections and Iran in Israeli Foreign Policy

http://www.theloopcast.com/2013/06/11/episode-38-iran-elections-and-iran-in-israeli-foreign-policy/


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Posted on : Jun 12 2013
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Tehran Mayor a Powerful Contender For Iran’s Presidency

Tehran’s Mayor Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf is turning into a serious competitor in the upcoming presidential elections.

He is presenting himself as a safe pair of hands at the wheel of the country. This includes statements condemning denial of the Holocaust by Ahmadinejad, in addition to calls for a more realistic foreign policy.

My latest article explains why his chances are fair:

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/05/iran-elections-qalibaf-contender.html


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Posted on : Jun 01 2013
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Iran Elections: Where an Old KIA Beats a Mercedes-Benz

Its official: Rafsanjani and Meshai are disqualified as candidates for the upcoming Iranian elections.

From now until election day, the supreme leader could best be described as the head of a panel of the talent show.

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/05/iran-elections-meshai-rafsanjani-disqualified.html


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Posted on : May 22 2013
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Could Ahmadinejad End Up Under House Arrest?

The scenario that Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could end up under house arrest can not be dismissed.

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/04/mahmoud-ahmadinejad-house-arrest-iran.html


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Khamenei’s Criteria For Choosing The Next #Iran President

The next Iranian presidential elections are scheduled to be held on the 14th of June 2013.

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei made a mistake by choosing and backing Ahmadinejad in the 2009 elections.

Based on his goals, challenges and experiences, my latest article explains the criteria which he is likely to use to choose Iran’s next president.

 http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/04/iran-presidential-elections-khamenei-candidates.html

 


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