North, Andrew
January 2001
Middle East;Jan2001, Issue 308, p20
Focuses on the difficulties faced by Mohammed Khatami, Iran's president, regarding the implementation of his government's plans amid concerted opposition from conservatives in the country's ruling establishment. Frustration over the real political power wielded by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei; Political strategy apparently used by Khatami in Iran.


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