[Foundation-l] Iran?

Tomasz Ganicz polimerek at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 22:47:19 UTC 2009

2009/6/20 Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net>:
> Milos Rancic wrote:
>> I've got the first report. There are no information that something
>> happened to any Wikimedian.
>> Take a look at [1]. I don't expect bigger scale problems in Iran, but
>> not just because of that analysis. Except theocratic structures,
>> preset situation in Iran reminds me a lot to the situation in Serbia
>> during late period of Milosevic. State structures without connection
>> to reality have to reform themselves or they'll be replaced.
>> Fortunately, [ordinary] Iranians don't want war because still fresh
>> memories to war between Iraq and Iran. The situation was similar in
>> 2000 in Serbia.
>> [1] - http://www.ted.com/talks/bruce_bueno_de_mesquita_predicts_iran_s_future.html
> Nuclear weaponry in Iran may a concern to powerful western countries,
> but I don't see it as being a major factor in the country's internal
> politics.
>  While there may very well have been widespread fraud, that alone
> wouldn't be enough to explain away a 29 percentage point spread.  A
> strong line of national security scare-mongering is always good source
> of votes in the less educated parts of a country. We hear a lot about
> what is happening in Tehran, but very little about the rest of the country.

Believe me that it is possibly to fraud an election and shift the real
results completely :-) History knows many of such examples.

See for example:





I don't know if it happened in Iran or not - I think we will know it
for sure not eariler that 50 years from know, or maybe even never...

Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz

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