Opportunism, rooted in disregard for the plight of ordinary people, is the Achilles heel of the Obama presidency, therefore. Let us hope the President will get a handle on this before it is too late.Read More
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Jalal Alavi is a sociologist and political commentator based in Britain.
Many around the world are wondering why the hardliners in Iran are so reluctant to heed the call of the electorate for a rerun of the June 12 presidential election or a national referendum to confirm its outcome, if their favorite candidate, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, actually won by a landslide.Read More