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Iranian Crisis: Is The Obama Administration Too Cautious?

Opinion by Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Editor. Today, strong condemnations concerning the Iranian election and its aftermath, came from Europe. The British, German & French foreign ministers had very strong language, including mentioning  election fraud, to depict the situation in Iran. The Obama administration is coming short of doing the same. On the Department of […]

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British PM Announces Probe Into Iraq War

Today, Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that an independent probe into the 2003 Iraq war would take about a year to complete. Brown stated to the House of Commons: “I am today, announcing the establishment of an independent privy councilor committee of inquiry. It will consider the period from summer 2001, before military operations […]

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Iran Crisis: Mousavi Leads Huge Rally Despite Ban

Latest update: The AFP & the BBC report that Mousavi told a crowd of tens of thousands in Tehran that he was ready to take part in a new poll. 6/15/2009 @ 8:30 AM ( PST) Civil unrest has continued in Tehran almost two days after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected to another four-year […]

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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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