Saturday, January 08, 2005

Tehran Mayor Mahmud Ahmadinejad and the Revolutionary Guard

IranExpert: Iran�s revolutionary guards making a bid for increased power: "An important indicator of the Revolutionary Guards� future in politics should come in 2005, when the Guardian Council will vet candidate for the presidential election. If the candidate favored by the guards � current Tehran Mayor Mahmud Ahmadinejad � is allowed to run in the election, many observers will take it as a sign of conservative acceptance of a Revolutionary Guard role in politics. "