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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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British Embassy Attack: Mojtaba Khamenei’s Work?

While it’s certainly possible that the supreme leader  has become even more hard line, there’s also another possibility that has generally been overlooked – has Khamenei, as part of a plan to groom his son Mojtaba as his successor, transferred some of his authority to his son?

http://the-diplomat.com/2011/12/02/embassy-siege-sign-of-whats-ahead/


Posted on : Dec 01 2011
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Draft Nuclear Deal – The Iranian Point of View

In the previous article, I looked at the possible consequences of the recent nuclear offer drafted in Vienna, for Obama. Now we look at Ayatollah Khamenei’s side of the equation.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/oct/23/iran-nuclear-deal


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Posted on : Oct 23 2009
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