Anyone want to answer why Ahmadinejad favors the IAEA deal? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 11.02.10 | 05:03 (IST)

    Anyone out there want to explain why Ahmadinejad has favored the IAEA deal since it was proposed? Yup, he has, and the Ayatollahs have overruled him repeatedly. The last time that Ahmadinejad tried to accept the deal was just days ago. But he was overruled. The reality is that the government of Iran is VERY divided and under fundamental threat by Iranians. Ahmadinejad is a man who's spent too much of his time playing to the Iranian public and too little dealing with the world. He is now paying the price. Israel has spent too much of it's political capital playing to it's extreme right. And now it has to pay the price. Israel has chosen to destroy any hope for peace with Palestine. Ahmadinejad has chosen to paint himself into a corner with no escape. The same difference.

    from the article: Israeli-Palestinian peace would neutralize Iran threat
    First published 01:59 10.02.10 | Last updated 09:56 10.02.10
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