July 11, 2003

Remember Iran

I've been remiss in not mentioning the goings-on in Iran lately. This is one of the most important stories going on right now, but since I only have a limited amout of time to blog, I try not to focus on things that are being covered elsewhere when I don't have much to add. Sometimes I forget that I have some readers who actually don't check Instapundit several times a day. Lord knows, the major media is not much help; reporters seem to think the important Iranian story centers on conjoined twins, not coming revolution. (Some have even suggested that the Iranian government sponsored the conjoined twin operation to distract from domestic discord that was expected for July 9.)

Jeff Jarvis writes on the meaning of July 9-- a nationwide protest that was partially subdued by threats from the regime of a massacre. If you need to catch up, scroll down for more-- Jarvis has been all over this issue-- and pay attention to his links to Iranian bloggers. Notes of an Iranian girl is one of my favorites.

Posted by John Tabin at July 11, 2003 02:27 PM

I had the same thought you did about the lack of coverage about coming revolution in Iran. Michael Ledeen commented about the revolution that there is "no turning back." We are in a race for time in Iran and North Korea and the administration has to fight the naive pacifists in our country as well as worry about our mortal enemies abroad.
I read something which said that Bush's political opponents would rather oppose him than avoid being in mortal danger.


Posted by: Lee Tabin at July 11, 2003 09:03 PM