A Rift Among the Clerics?

Posted: Jun 21, 2009 1:46 PM
The daughter of former Iranian President Rafsanjani has been arrested, which may signal a rift among the country's top mullahs about the outcome of the election.

I'm no expert on Iran, and defer to the expertise of people like Michael Ledeem and Amir Taheri.  That being said, it strikes me that such a rift may be a heartening sign for those who are hoping for change; it's obviously much easier to squelch dissent and impose "order" if all the top rulers are in agreement about how to proceed.