In response to President Obama’s eagerness to strike a deal with the
Iranian regime, Green Movement activists are offering a compelling
alternative. Their slogan? “America! Obama! From us an apology, from
Many Iran experts have warned that displays of Western solidarity
could taint Iran’s democrats. Nonsense. Iranian cyberspace is brimming
with anger at what the Green Movement sees as betrayal by the West.
From legendary filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, presidential candidate Mir
Hossein Mousavi’s representative in Europe, to Nobel Laureate Shirin
Ebadi, Iranian democrats are expressing disappointment at what they see
as the trading of their democratic aspirations for dubious progress
toward the goal of preventing a nuclear Iran.