As Ahmadinejad bullies the West, unrest grows in Iran
Washington Post
22-Dec-2009 (3 comments)

MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD of Iran says that the government over which he presides is "ten times" stronger than it was a year ago. Therefore, Mr. Ahmadinejad announced Tuesday, the Islamic Republic will defy the Obama administration's year-end deadline for accepting a U.N.-drafted proposal to trade Iran's enriched uranium stockpile for less dangerous nuclear fuel. Iran is "not afraid" of the sanctions that the United States and its allies may have in store, Mr. Ahmadinejad boasted, adding: "If Iran wanted to make a bomb, we would be brave enough to tell you."

Yet Mr. Ahmadinejad may protest too much. Judging by one measure of regime strength -- popular support -- the dictatorship of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, which Mr. Ahmadinejad serves, is as weak as ever, if not weaker. Mr. Ahmadinejad delivered his outburst after hundreds of thousands of regime opponents filled the city of Qom to mourn the death of Ayatollah Ali Montazeri, a founder of the Islamic Republic who had more recently turned into a dissenter. The huge, nonviolent crowds, and their chants ("Dictator, this is your last message: The people of Iran are rising!"), proved that there is still plenty of life in the popular movement that Mr... >>>

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Vaaay.. Bichare West... They get bullied.. ? Say it aint so....

by OmidKarimi on

Another attempt to hijak the democratic movement in Iran to meet western strategic needs. The only main source of international bullies, murder, hate, crime and destruction at an international level the past 100 years come from "the west". 


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Ali9 Akbar

The IRI is in their FINAL STAGES...and they know it

by Ali9 Akbar on

this is the period that they will be as dangerous as a wounded animal who is about to be cornered and will fight to the VERY LAST BREATH...

Maryam Hojjat


by Maryam Hojjat on

for posting this article.