Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Winds definitely turning against Ahmadinejad: DBI

Wednesday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Winds Definitely Turning Against Ahmadinejad.
  • Iran Press Service reported a newspaper that belongs to the leader of the Islamic Republic sharply criticized Ahmadinejad's behavior in the difficult nuclear problem, mostly the “personalization” of the nuclear issue.
  • The Jerusalem Post reported that Ahmadinejad is in danger of losing the next election due to a greater than ever housing shortage crisis in Iran.
US bans, freezes Iranian bank's assets.
  • The Jerusalem Post reported the US government stepped up efforts Tuesday to disrupt financing of Iran 's nuclear weapons program, banning its fifth-largest state-owned bank from using the American financial system or banks and freezing its assets in the US.
Russia Expects Positive Response From Iran on UN Resolution.
  • MosNews reported that Russia expects the Iranian authorities to offer a positive response to the UN Security Council’s December resolution on Iran ’s nuclear program.
Iran Says It Has Arrested a Nuclear Spy.
  • CBS News reported that Iran said it has arrested a man on suspicion of selling nuclear secrets to an exiled Iranian opposition group.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Michael Ledeen, The National Review Online argued that the only way to demonstrate a will to win in Iraq is to go after the Iranians and the Syrians, as well as the terrorists already inside Iraq.
  • Eric Allie, Town Hall published a cartoon: Ahmadinejad spreads the warmth.
Thank you, Doctor Zin and Team, for all the hard work you put into finding this news. Keep up the great work!

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