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Bolton: Iranian Elections Not What They Appear

Monday, 05 Mar 2012 12:52 PM

By LIGNET Wires

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad votes in Tehran on March 2. (AFP/Getty Images)
John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, tells LIGNET that the March 2 Iranian parliamentary elections appear to have been an exercise in corruption, with the opposition party boycotting and the press gleefully reporting high voter turnout. Ahmadinejad’s camp lost seats, yes.

But that doesn’t so much matter for the United States, Bolton says. Iran’s ambitions have not been sidelined.

Click HERE to read the full report of LIGNET’s conversation on Iran with Bolton, and also scholars Michael Ledeen and Michael Rubin, at LIGNET.com.




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