Iranian Analysts Urge Obama to Start Negotiations

*Inter Press Service*  |  Gareth Porter  |  December 11, 2008 04:38 PM

TEHRAN, Dec 11 (IPS) - In light of the Iranian presidential election coming in mid-2009 and the U.S. distaste for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President-elect Barack Obama is being advised to avoid any communication with Tehran until after Iranians vote next June.  read more »

Submitted by AIFC on Fri, 12/12/2008 - 10:16am.

Iranian Leaders Split Over Obama's Policy Freedom

Inter Press Service   |  Gareth Porter   |   December 10, 2008 01:40 PM

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/12/10/iranian-leaders-split-ove_n_149965.html 

TEHRAN, Dec 10 (IPS) - Iranian national security officials and political leaders have been carrying out an internal debate over how much freedom President-elect Barack Obama will have to change U.S. policy toward Iran, and those who have argued that he will not be able to do so have gained the upper hand since Obama's announcement of his national security team, interviews with Iranian officials and their advisers reveal.  read more »

Submitted by AIFC on Fri, 12/12/2008 - 10:12am.

US credits Iran for drop in Iraq roadside bombs

Number of devices found in Iraq falls to between 12 and 20 a month, from 60 to 80 earlier this year  read more »

Submitted by AIFC on Fri, 12/12/2008 - 9:11am.

Still Preparing to Attack Iran

The Neoconservatives in the Obama Era
December, 04 2008

By Robert Dreyfuss
Source: TomDispatch www.zmag.org/zspace/robertdreyfuss

What, exactly, does Barack Obama's mild-mannered choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services, former Senator Tom Daschle, have to do with neocons who want to bomb Iran?  read more »

Submitted by AIFC on Fri, 12/05/2008 - 9:30am.

An Iranian girl writes to Obama (Code Pink blog from Iran)

Dear Mr. Obama,

I am an Iranian girl, just an ordinary Iranian girl, and I wanted to share some thoughts with you.  read more »

Submitted by AIFC on Wed, 11/26/2008 - 4:09pm.