Monday, January 14, 2008

Iran's Ahmadinejad's Carefully Choreographed Naval Confrontation

From Pajamas Media:

The tense encounter between Iranian speedboats and American warships was no fluke, writes PJM’s Middle East analyst Meir Javedanfar. It is part of a strategy to bolster Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s base ahead of crucial elections. And more provocations might be on the way.

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From The Guardian: Mischievous 'Filipino Monkey' Could Have Triggered Latest US-Iran Row

My Comment: I think I summed it up perfectly in a post I did on this topic last week. These provocations are calculated for an internal Iranian audience, not an international one.

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