TITLE

Tensions in Tehran

AUTHOR(S)
Ahmadi, Ramin
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
World Affairs;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses international relations, with a focus on Iran's presidential election as of June 14, 2013, President Hassan Rouhani’s surprising victory, and the the Revolutionary Guards’ power and control. Topics include the power struggle occurring within the nation's leadership, the Association of Militant Clerics, and political strategies of former leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Additional information is presented on Iranian politician Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the leftist clergy, and the war economy.
ACCESSION #
89861183

 

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