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Two Contrary Views on Iran

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2009 21:17:26 -0400 (CLT)

A lot of sources are claiming that the election in Iran was rigged, but
these two links give interesting alternative viewpoints.

First, an opinion piece from the Guardian arguing that the western media
is hopelessly out of touch and biased -
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jun/13/iranian-election

Second, an analysis of a plot of results, which many have argued shows
such a tight correlation between the results for the two candidates that
it is missing the natural fluctuations you would expect from "real" votes
-
http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/2009/06/statistical-evidence-does-not-prove.html

Andrew

More Iranian Analysis

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 15:21:22 -0400 (CLT)

On a similar vein to that above -
http://www.stratfor.com/weekly/20090615_western_misconceptions_meet_iranian_reality

Andrew

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