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Iranian Presidential Candidates Preaching Change, Too

Saturday, June 6th, 2009 - by Meir Javedanfar

Years of Ahmadinejad rule has opposition Iranian candidates looking to get closer to the West.

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Ahmadinejad’s Radioactive Election Campaign

Sunday, April 12th, 2009 - by Meir Javedanfar

Half-truths about the Iranian nuclear program is all Ahmadinejad has to work with.

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Tehran Mayor Resigns In Protest of Ahmadinejad — Then Changes His Mind

Sunday, March 29th, 2009 - by Meir Javedanfar

The Iranian president's rivals up the ante.

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Why Iran Wants Russia in OPEC

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 - by Meir Javedanfar

And why the U.S. shouldn't want them to join the Big Oil Club.

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Is Iran’s New Nuclear Power Plant Test Really Such a Threat?

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 - by Meir Javedanfar

The true danger lies elsewhere.

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Meet Mrs. Ahmedinejad and Co.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 - by Meir Javedanfar

The rise of vociferous female conservatives in Iran.

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Iran Holds Huge Stake in Gaza War

Sunday, January 11th, 2009 - by Meir Javedanfar

Ahmedinejad and the mullahs nervously watch the Israel-Hamas conflict play out.

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Another Senior Iranian Military Official Defects

Monday, December 29th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

The second high-profile defection in two years has taken place. PJM is the first to tell the story in English.

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Ahmadinejad’s Unwelcome Christmas Address on British TV

Saturday, December 27th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Shame on Great Britain's Channel 4 for handing the Iranian president his biggest political achievement of the year.

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Iran’s Brain Drain Problem

Monday, December 15th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Educated Iranians are leaving the country in droves. Can you blame them?

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Iranian Students Slam Ahmadinejad in Public

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

They're fed up with the government and they're not going to be silenced anymore. Thanks to YouTube, the world is listening.

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Watching Obama from Tehran

Friday, November 7th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Is Ahmedinejad worried about the newly elected president?

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Iran’s Parliament Speaker Turns Against Ahmadinejad

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Ali Larijani has fired a shot in the struggle for the presidency.

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Iran’s Oil Woes Threaten the Mullahs

Friday, September 26th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Ahmadinejad has good reason to be concerned about falling oil prices.

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A Victory for Rich Iranian Bigamists

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Big love in Tehran, courtesy of President Ahmedinejad.

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President Assad Wants a Cold War

Monday, August 25th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Unfortunately, the Syrian leader is likely to be disappointed.

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Iran Worried over Georgian Conflict

Monday, August 11th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Tehran is concerned that the Iranian nuclear program may become a bargaining chip in resolving the question of South Ossetia.

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Iran Spurns Incentives, Invites Further Isolation

Monday, August 4th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Rejecting a generous EU offer, Tehran flatly turns its back on diplomacy. Now what?

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Why Obama Worries Iran

Sunday, July 27th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

There's a connection between Ahmedinejad's recent bragging about his country's enhanced nuclear capacity and Obama's world tour.

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US Agrees to Participate in Iran Nuclear Talks

Friday, July 18th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

America's entry into nuclear negotiations with Iran is the right move at the right time.

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Sarkozy Could Be Key to Diplomacy with Iran

Friday, July 11th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Iranian moderates believe that the French president could offer their last chance to avoid war with the West.

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When It Comes to Nukes, Iran Is No North Korea

Monday, June 30th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Could the North Korean diplomatic model really help in the effort to defuse Iran's nuclear program?

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Did Israel Send a Warning to Iran? Did Iran Get the Message?

Monday, June 23rd, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Despite Ahmadinejad's tough talk, some in Tehran are taking Israel's recent aerial message very seriously. And they are worried.

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Mega-Scandal in Iran: $35 Billion in Oil Money Missing from State Coffers

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

In a shocking report, the chief auditing office of the Iranian parliament says that tens of billions of dollars in oil revenues from 2006-2007 have vanished.

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Iran Nervously Watching Syria-Israel Talks

Sunday, May 25th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

Some Iranians are worried that news of Syrian-Israeli peace negotiations means that their staunchest ally is abandoning them. Not necessarily.

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