TITLE

Ayatollahs playing with fire

AUTHOR(S)
Buchan, James
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
World Today;Jun/Jul2013, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's perspective on Iran as of June 1, 2013 and in light of the country's 11th presidential election. The presidential candidates Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, an ally of the current president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Hashemi Rafsanjani, a pupil of religious and political leader Ayatollah Khomeini are discussed. Topics include the unelected supervisory body called the Guardian Council and Iranians' frustration with the country's economic and foreign policies.
ACCESSION #
89863382

 

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