The election of Hassan Rohani catches most – but not all – of François Picard’s panel by surprise. Now with sanctions biting and the economy in a tailspin, will the ruling clerics dig in their heels or let the president-elect really reform?
- Mohammad Reza YAZDANPANAH, Freelance Iranian Journalist
- Raymond TANTER, Former Senior Staff Member at the US National Security Council
- Meir JAVEDANFAR, Contemporary Iranian Politics lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya
- Nader HASHEMI, Director for the Centre of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Denver
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Programme prepared and produced by Emmanuelle Landais, Mary Colombel, Diaraye Bah