Iran plays up its peacemaker role
Asia Times / Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
24-Sep-2008 (3 comments)

NEW YORK - On Tuesday, in his brief meeting with Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon asked for Iran's assistance with the political process in Iraq and expressed appreciation for Tehran's mediating role in the Caucasus.

Basking in the glory of Iran's improving image as a conflict mediator, Iranian officials visiting the UN headquarters for the annual meeting of the General Assembly are intent on taking this one step further by seeking the formation of a new global alliance for peace, together with other developing nations.

This idea, initially raised by Ahmadinejad in his speech before the UN last September, is now on the verge of being fleshed out in

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Dear Mr. Farhad Kashani

by Abarmard on

Simplification of a complex issue does not clarify to anyone the realities that the region is facing. The era of 1979 has passed. The IR has not been the smartest government domestically, but internationally you must be open minded enough to give them credit.

The Iranian domestic policies are very backward and interestingly enough, their foreign policies are just sharp and well calculated.


AIPAC on the run?

by Mehdi on

Sounds like the international organized crime is losing its supporters. They can't bring "peace" Israeli style anymore. So who is going to pay for all those F-16I's? :)

Farhar jaan, i feel your pain buddy. What is this world coming to? No respect for the Israel empire? Unacceptable!

Farhad Kashani

Well I don’t know, maybe

by Farhad Kashani on

Well I don’t know, maybe we have to look at actually what they say. They say “we are exporting the ideas of the revolution, which is Islamic laws in its fundamentalist version”.
Does that sound like peace to you?

These are IRIs exports: 1- Islamic Fundamentalism 2- Terror 3- Martyrdom Culture 4- Hijab 5- Thugness 6- Bullying 7- Inhumane values. 8- repressive model of government ..and the list goes on.