Many commentators have insisted that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stole Iran's 2009 presidential election from Mir-Hossein Mousavi. The post-election protests have been cast as courageous Truth confronting arrogant Power. Yet none of Mousavi's many thousands of election-day observers has claimed that fraud occurred at his polling station, or that the reported vote count was different from what he witnessed. Nor has anyone else presented evidence of electoral fraud. On this narrow but important question, what if it turns out to have been courage confronting Power and Truth: Ahmadinejad was validly elected?
Mr. Rajai’s speech is one of the most memorable speeches by Iranian officials at the United Nations. The Iranian’s then Prime Minister made a speech emphasizing Iraq’s invasion to the country and introduced Iraqi regime as the one who started and imposed the war on Iranians.