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Israeli Opinion: Ahmadinejad Win Better For Israel.

Today Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff wrote an opinion piece in the Israeli press, that seems to be an enormous contradiction and a paradox for the progress of democracy in Iran, the stability in the region and even peace in the Middle-East. They write: “When it comes to Iran, there is no escaping the old cliche […]

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Win of Iran’s Election Sparks Riots

Ahmadinejad has been re-elected as president of Iran with a substantial poll win. With 80 % of the votes counted, Ahmadinejad had 65% of the vote against 32% for his main rival Mousavi. Mousavi had claimed victory earlier, at the closing of the polls and has complained about large scale voting irregularities. Nobody was expecting […]

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UN Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution on North Korea

Opinion by Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Editor The UN Security council, today, unanimously adopted Resolution 1874. The 15 members body strongly condemned the 25 May nuclear test conducted by North Korea in ” violation and flagrant disregard” of previous resolutions ( 1695 & 1718). It also demanded that North Korea, “not conduct any further nuclear […]

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ACLU Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Secret Documents On Torture

On Thursday, the ACLU filed a lawsuit in New York seeking the disclosure of still-secret records relating to the torture of prisoners held by the US overseas. The requested documents include legal memos authored by John Yoo & Steven Bradbury as well as document sent by the Bush administration to the CIA. The government has […]

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Iran’s Demographic Is The Real Problem For Hardliner Clerics

By Gilbert Mercier, NEWS JUNKIE POST Latest Update: 7/5/2009 @ 6:00 PM ( US/PST)Despite the result of the contested election,and the crack down orchestrated by the Ayatollahs hardliner and their enforcers, the reformists  will likely eventually prevail  in the medium term. The presidential elections are taking place in Iran on Friday. The participation is projected […]

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