In Iran, disparate, powerful forces ally against Ahmadinejad
Los Angeles Times / Borzou Daragahi
07-Jun-2009 (one comment)

The hands of Rafsanjani's multifaceted political organization can be seen in many of the moves. Ahmadinejad defeated Rafsanjani in the 2005 presidential election that many saw as flawed and has since decried him as a corrupt oligarch. Ahmadinejad poses a threat to Rafsanjani's financial empire, which includes agriculture and a lucrative network of private universities, called Azad.

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khaleh mosheh

AN- a loose canon for the regime

by khaleh mosheh on

Thanks Fred for a very informative article.

Sounds like he is seen to be a loose canon in need of replacement. Lets hope he loses the election.