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Iran? Really?

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For some reason this session on the economic crisis started off with an address by Canadian Parliament member Irwin Cotler, about the threat of Iran.

After focusing on Iran’s military threat, he turned to “the matter of domestic repression” built on “the murder the beatings the imprisonments, the rape and the like, and the things we don’t know about."

"There have also been Stalinist show trials with forced confessions,” he said.

“If we want to combat Ahmadinejad’s Iran, we have to focus in the aggregated four effects,” he added. “We have been focusing on the nuclear threat, but may have sanitized the threat of genocide.”

Cotler then turned to the Goldstone report.

Fundermentalist’s take: I hope it’s not going to be one of these days…

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