May 29, 2011

The Brothers Who Could Take Over Iran

Amir Taheri, New York Post

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The Larijanis have tried to adopt a pragmatic image, as opposed to Ahmadinejad's militant ideology. They see Ahmadinejad, the son of a blacksmith, as an outsider who is challenging the Khameneist aristocracy's domination of Iranian political and economic lif.

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