Thursday, September 06, 2007

Rafsanjani Orchestrates Comeback, Taking Top Slot

New Head Guardian, Rafsanjani, To Guard Old Supreme Leader, Kahmenei, who Appointed New Head of Guards, Jaafari

Any questions?

As always, Iranian politics is almost inscrutable.

Rafsanjani's advance may show that the system is under stress, and therefore looking to 'old leadership' that is 'tried-and-true'.

Else, it may simply be part of regular, on-going jockeying.

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