Mohammad Khatami, the reformist former president, has decided to withdraw from the June presidential race to support a political ally
“The most important goal is to prevent Mr. Ahmadinejad from re-election, not to get Mr. Khatami elected,”
Monday, March 16, 2009
Ahmadinejad may be losing support. Is it a new day for Iran?
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
And some things that just might ...
"You can't bomb knowledge," said Robert Litwak, Director of the Division of International Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars [...]
[B]ombing ... Iran's nuclear sites will not deter future technological developments [...]
US military action ... would only trigger major responses worldwide, ... a worsening of the fragile state of Iraq and "a rally around the flag effect in Iran."
Pres. Obama and other political figures have not recognized the need to use sensitive language when dealing with Iran.
Iran has expressed its disdain for phrases such as "carrots and sticks," that the US has repeatedly used [...]
[T]his mistranslates to say that the US plans to deal with Iran as a donkey, either reward it with carrots or