Meir Javedanfar


The Brain Behind Ahmadinejad

By Meir Javedanfar

The Brain Behind Ahmadinejad
On December 14, 2005, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became the first senior Iranian official to deny the Holocaust. “They have created a myth today that they call the massacre of Jews and they consider it a principle above God, religions and the prophets,” he said in the city of Zahedan.Read More


In Iran Elections, Hezbollah Loses — Will Israel Too?

By Meir Javedanfar

In Iran Elections, Hezbollah Loses — Will Israel Too?
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad aren’t the only people who have staked their reputations on Iran’s disputed presidential election results. In a TV interview, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah described the Iranian elections as a mass endorsement by the Iranian people of their country’s system of Velayat-e Faqih — or “guardianship by Islamic jurist” — in which the state is guided by a clerical “supreme leader.”Read More



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