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    Looking For Political Message in Tehran Prayers

    This is interesting:

    Looking For Political Messages In Tehran Prayers : NPR

    If one is looking for clues to whether Iran wants to deal with the United States over issues like its nuclear program, one place to start is at Friday prayers in Tehran.
    "You are claiming that if Iran wants to end its isolation, Iran has to suspend its nuclear activities or remain in isolation," he said. "If you are talking about changes, we expect that you will first change your policies toward us. We want you to take the first step and make a fair, rational, logical proposal for resolving the nuclear issue with Iran."

    Do that, Rafsanjani said, and then Iran can help the U.S. resolve the instability in the region. The former president's remarks set off speculation.
    I don't sense complete b.s. in this. What do y'all think?
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    Re: Looking For Political Message in Tehran Prayers

    Translation: Supplicate Yourselves Before Us And Admit That You Are Evil

    This is standard dictatorspeak.
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Looking For Political Message in Tehran Prayers

    I second harshaw, that is a lure if anything else.

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