The classic alpha-male syndrome - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • allang
    • 18.09.09 | 13:22 (IDT)

    Power politics has a long legacy. A case can be made Ahmadinejad gambit is to out maneuver the Clerics. Through shortsightedness, even Khamenei appears to have blundered-away his once esteemed position. But as in any maneuver, stepping into a trap is always hazardous. Today, the little tyrant seems to be displaying the classic alpha-male syndrome. And that kind of grandstanding is only some fakakta way to quash the opposition. In a nutshell.... that ain't gonna work.

    from the article: Reformist leaders attacked as thousands march in fresh Iran protests
    First published 09:54 18.09.09 | Last updated 05:25 19.09.09
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