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An open letter to President Obama on Iran

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An open letter to President Obama on Iran

U.S. President Barack Obama has voiced "deep concerns" over accusations of election fraud in Iran, but has refused to denounce the election. In an open letter to Obama, Worldfocus contributing blogger Nader Uskowi critiques his response to the turmoil in Iran.

Posted: June 16, 2009 13:47   Comments: 4
Protests over alleged election fraud continue in Iran

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Protests over alleged election fraud continue in Iran

Iran's supreme leader has ordered an investigation into claims of fraud in the country's recent presidential election. Ervand Abrahamian of the City University of New York discusses the election results and how this complicates U.S. President Barack Obama's desire to start a dialogue.

Posted: June 15, 2009 15:00   Comments: 3
Week in review: Iranian election and N. Korean leadership

Week in Review

Week in review: Iranian election and N. Korean leadership

Carol Giacomo of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the top stories of the week. They look at the election in Iran and changing leadership in North Korea, where two American journalists were also sentenced to 12 years of hard labor earlier this week.

Posted: June 12, 2009 18:11   Comments: 4
Iranians pull election lever en masse

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Iranians pull election lever en masse

Today, Iranians exercise their right to vote in a hotly contested election that pits incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against three opponents. Due to heavy turnout, voting has been extended several hours, and tallies will begin coming in throughout the night.

Posted: June 12, 2009 13:23   Comments: 0
Iranians choose a side in pivotal presidential election

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Iranians choose a side in pivotal presidential election

Iran is holding a much-anticipated presidential election on Friday in which the current president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is being challenged by a more pro-Western reformer. Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace discusses the election and what it may mean for the United States.

Posted: June 11, 2009 16:24   Comments: 3
Race heats up ahead of Iran’s presidential election

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Race heats up ahead of Iran’s presidential election

Iran’s presidential election is set for Friday, and the race is heating up between the incumbent, Mahmound Ahmadinejad, and his rivals. Iranian youth are taking to the streets, and bloggers are vigorously discussing the candidates.

Posted: June 10, 2009 13:47   Comments: 0

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