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Re: The impending war against Iran thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:48 pm

...i will toss this bit of news, for the record.

https://www.aa.com.tr/tr/politika/turki ... ak/1965963

...Turkey's relations with Iran, and Pakistan, grow. And as allies they represent a substantial foe against those who oppose their notion of "Brotherhood".
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Re: The impending war against Iran thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:08 pm

Nonetheless, there was still some element of surprise when the vote breakdown was officially announced. Invalid votes came second, beating Raisi's three rivals and sweeping some 13% of the total ballots. According to government data, invalid votes had made up only an average 2.2% of the total votes in previous elections.

But the biggest embarrassment came from the city council elections, which were held simultaneously with the presidential race nationwide. In at least three large cities — Karaj, Hamedan and Arak — invalid votes were atop all candidates, who had been campaigning with all in their power with unrealistic and populistic economic promises as well as appeals to religious and national heroes.

Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/20 ... z6zxLqf9hG


...the results are most heartening because in a democratic election, this choice of the voters signals a voice rarely heard which sends a strong message.
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