Iran: Fissures in Leadership growing wider

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    Iran's Moves Reveal Leadership Rift - WSJ.com

    It seems that the 'fractures' the article is speaking about are not good for the diplomacy regarding nuclear proliferation; however, it appears to be a positive sign overall - a sign that people indeed do have an impact (even though quite limited one) on the country's ruling elite.

    Any thoughts? Please, do read the entire article.
     
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    this is true, but Larijani did a very similar thing in 2006. In fact he agreed to discuss matters, then returned to Iran, and didn't show up for follow up meetings.

    What appears to be happening is that Iran's wealthiest guy, Rafsanjani, felt like he was losing power to Khamenei. It's a power struggle between khamenei and Rafsanjani, but the people are independent.
     
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    Who do we want to win in Iran?

    The Liberals who want religion out of government and want secular leadership?

    Or

    The Religious Conservatives who believe that God should be leading the country, similiar to Republicans in this country?
     
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    I feel sorry for Obama in a way he is in a great predicament. He has 2 options on the table with Iran in terms of the WOMD I shyly state, are supposedly in the works. He can
    A) Not do anything and Iran can whip Israel off the map along with reek havoc on other countries.

    Or

    B) Invade Iran and make this a triple war trifecta.

    Tough call, all I know is our Jewish friends in Israel will attack if we don’t will we befriend another ally like we did to Czech Republic and Poland.
     
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    It was Obama who gave the speech in Saudi Arabia where Obama stated he will protect countries that have religous laws that oppress 11 year old girls who are entering puberty. Obama supported religion in government in the USA and in dictatorships.
     
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    Obama said he wanted to oppress 11 year old girls who are entering puberty?

    I missed that speech.
     
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    Link.

    When will you 'tards finally learn to include a link to the source of your information every time you post something that is not common knowledge? I'm tired of reminding people!
     
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    Where do you get the idea that all republicans want a religious state in the US?
     
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    Because he's a bonehead who doesn't understand conservatism. Ignore him, you'll be much better off.
     
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    oh, and if the link thing also applies to me (and it does, because I have a bad habit of not posting links either), here's a good link to show the schizophrenia of Iran's diplomacy:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fO0lNjxtayU]YouTube - P6/6: Nuclear Confrontation (18/18: Iran & The West - S3/3)[/ame]
     

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