Iran

Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi, a Religious Authority and Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s Spiritual Mentor, Implies in a Theological-Political Book that Iran Must Acquire a Nuclear Weapon (“a Special Kind of Weapon”):

A Rare Expression of Internal Discourse about Nuclear-Related Issues among the Iranian Elite
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of February 18-25, 2010)

Strong criticism in Iran over IAEA report
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of February 11-18, 2010)

Conservatives increasingly confident, reformists soul-searching after Revolution Day
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of February 4-11, 2010)

Conservative press criticizes president’s willingness to agree to Western uranium enrichment proposal
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of January 28-February 4, 2010)

Opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi in an interview marking the Islamic revolution’s 31st anniversary: the revolution failed to abolish dictatorship in Iran
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of January 21-28, 2010)

Has the opposition reconsidered its stance and now recognizes the legitimacy of Ahmadinejad’s government?
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