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Latest update : 2013-05-23

Iran: no more surprises?

Is the outcome of Iran’s presidential election a foregone conclusion or will the protest vote coalesce around one candidate? François Picard’s panel argues over just how much the clerics control the process.

  • Rouzbeh PARSI. Research Fellow, European Union Institute for Security Studies;
  • Nooshabeh AMIRI. Journalist for Rooz online;
  • Ramin PARHAM. Iranian writer. Co-author, "L'Histoire secrète de la Révolution iranienne" ('The Secret History of the Iranian Revolution');
  • Hooshan AMIRHAMADI. Professor at Rutgers University. President of the American Iranian Council (from New York).

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Diaraye Bah.

Watch the second part here. 

By Anelise Borges

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