Who Is Responsible for Iran's Economic Plight?

In a bid to save face, lame duck President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lashes back at the Revolutionary Guard who accuse him of destroying the country.

Israel isn't the only place where elections have muffled the "Iranian noise." The winter hibernation into which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has, under American pressure, sent the Iranian nuclear threat has given Iran the respite it needs to prepare for its own election - a vote that will bring a new president to power in another half a year.