April 30, 2011

MAYBE HE WAS HOME WATCHING THE WEDDING:

Ahmadinejad Reportedly Not Showing Up for Work, Sparking Rumors of a Possible Power Shift (Amy Kellogg, April 29, 2011, Fox News)

Deep rifts among Iran’s ruling elite have reached an all-time high in recent weeks, according to sources, who say things have gotten so bad that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may have stopped showing up for work.

Iran’s complex power structure has for years been compared to a multi-headed hydra, with multiple points of strength. But the struggle now appears to have boiled down to a showdown between Ahmadinejad and Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – once viewed as Ahmadinejad’s biggest cheerleader.


Only by those who weren't paying attention.


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