TITLE

IRAN'S COMEBACK KID

AUTHOR(S)
Dehghanpisheh, Babak
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);6/22/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 25, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role that former Iranian president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani will play following the reelection of presidential incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The author discusses the influence that Rafsanjani possesses over the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and examines the potential for negotiations to develop between Iran and the U.S.
ACCESSION #
42412246

 

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