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The Iranian government has made its first move toward some form of dialogue to “defuse the outrage.”

Hundreds of thousands rally in Tehran to mourn dead, defying Iran’s supreme leader.

Mousavi’s external spokesman, Mohsen Makhmalbaf states, “Ahmadinejad is the Bush of Iran. And Mousavi is the Obama of Iran.” (via Steve Benen)

Is Iran “calmer than it seems?” (via Andrew Sullivan)

From Nico Pitney’s Live-Blogging the Uprising: 8:59 PM ET — Huge news. Google launching Farsi/English translation service tomorrow morning.”

Kissinger breaks with McCain and other conservatives, thinks Obama is handling the situation “well.”

Twitter and Iran, a political cartoon.

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