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Iran’s Imperfect Trap for Obama

A sudden rise in oil prices could do to Obama’s reelection bid what Ayatollah Ali Khomeini’s 1979 takeover of the U.S. embassy did to Carter’s reelection ambitions, namely wreck them.

Still, the threat to blockade the Strait of Hormuz could come back to haunt Iran’s leaders.

http://the-diplomat.com/2011/12/30/iran%E2%80%99s-imperfect-trap-for-obama/


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Posted on : Dec 30 2011
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Khomeini family vs Khamenei

The Tehran based Parsine news reported that in protest, the family of Ayatollah Khomeini may be moving to the city of Najaf in Iraq. The article analyzes the power of the Khomeinis, and whether the can challenge Khamenei.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tehranbureau/2010/01/can-the-khomeinis-challenge-khamenei.html


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Posted on : Jan 05 2010
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