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When Two Ayatollahs Kiss

Every day in Iran, millions of men kiss each other on the cheek as sign of respectful friendship.


However a recent kiss between two people has started jaws wagging.


A friendly beso, or is there more to it?

http://the-diplomat.com/2010/09/21/when-two-ayatollahs-kiss/


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Posted on : Sep 21 2010
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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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