Monday, February 9, 2009
Win some, lose some.
A juxtaposition of two articles in The Oregonian this morning contrives to illustrate the severity of the tensions in the Near East. In Iran, moderate cleric, Mahammed Khetani has gained some ground against fire-brand Mahmoud Ahmadinijad. In Israel, radical nationalist Avigdor Lieberman appears to be gathering major player support.