Another possibility is what some Israeli analysts fear - that this will end up being only half a revolution: [Hossein Moussavi] would come to power, show a more human face of Shi'ite Islam to the rest of the world, win international plaudits, and defuse criticism of Iran while maintaining the same anti-Israel and nuclear policies as the previous government. Under a cloak of respectability, this Iran could be more dangerous than [Mahmoud Ahmadinejad]'s.Several leading Iran experts in Israel see the showdown in Iran as largely a family quarrel between members of the same conservative, clerical elite. They argue that there is not a great deal of difference between Ahmadinejad and [Ali Khamenei], and the only slightly less conservative Moussavi, who is backed by Ayatollah Ali Rafsanjani."It's a regime whose real nature has been unmasked, and it's been unmasked by an incredible act of courage by Iran's citizens," [Benjamin Netanyahu] told NBC.
Israel Keeps Watch Over Iran; May Just Benefit From Turmoil Leslie Susser Jewish Exponent; Jun 25, 2009; 226, 14; Docstoc pg. 1 Reproduced with permission of the
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