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Submitted by Brenda (Sweden), Jun 16, 2009 at 00:27

Caroline Glick's comments provide an interesting clue as to why Khomeini re-elected Ahmadinejad:

"The obama administration's impotent response to Pyongyang's ICBM test last month and its similarly stuttering reaction to North Korea's nuclear test on Monday have shown Teheran that it no longer needs to even pretend to have an interest in negotiating aspects of its nuclear program with Washington or its European counterparts. Whereas appearing interested in reaching an accomodation with Washington made sense during the Busy presidency, when hawks and doves were competing for the president's ear, today, with the Obama administration populated solely by doves, Iran, like North Korea, believes it has nothing to gain by pretending to care about accomodating Washington.
This point was brought home clearly by both Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's immediated verbal response to the North Korean nuclear test on Monday and by Iran's provocative launch of warships in the Gulf of Aden the same day. As Ahmadinejad said, as far as the Iranian regime is concerned, "Iran's nuclear issue is over."

You may read the full article here: http://www.carolineglick.com/e/2009/05/israel-and-the-axis-of-eil-2.php

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