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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Iran’s Security Council Bid Nears a Vote

Twelve years after Iran put forward its name for a seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2009-10 period, its candidacy comes to a vote later this week, at a time of disquiet over Tehran’s anti-Israel rhetoric and nuclear activities. Iran is one of a group of countries vying for five of the council’s 10 non-permanent seats. In documents backing its bid, Tehran says its positive contribution to regional and international peace and security is “recognizable and undeniable.” Read more at CNSNews.com


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