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The more things change, the more they stay the same……

The more things change, the more they stay the same……

“New Iranian president’s cabinet stacked with anti-Western hard-liners”

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/12/new-iranian-presidents-cabinet-stacked-with-anti-western-hard-liners/#ixzz2bnrAdEd5

“Rowhani’s 18-member, all-male, all-Shiite Muslim panel of close advisers includes hard-line holdovers, infamous former intelligence officers and one former justice minister known for ordering mass executions of political prisoners. The picks, which are likely to win the approval of the nation’s conservative parliament this week, belie Rowhani’s claims during the election that he would be more moderate than his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.”

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By Doug

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