Monthly archives: April, 2013

Iran Election Watch 2013: Ahmadinejad’s dangerous game of chicken with the the Islamic Republic and why he does and does not matter

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s game of chicken with hardliners As the 2013 Iranian presidential election campaign heats up the question of what role President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his ally Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei will play has become a topic of increasing media scrutiny both inside and outside Iran. Many believe that Ahamdinejad’s ongoing provincial tours, among his myriad…



Event – IranPolitik @ the Milton Wolf Seminar in Vienna, Austria

IranPolitik co-founder and managing editor Farzan Sabet presented at the 2013 Milton Wolf Seminar on Media and Diplomacy between 16-18 April 2013 at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna, Austria. This year’s seminar focused on the theme of “Diplomatic Maneuvers and Journalistic Coverage at a time of Reset, Pivot, and Rebalance”. Mr. Sabet appeared during session…