September 15, 2012

Iran's U.S. Electoral Strategy

Mehdi Khalaji, Project Syndicate

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Ironically, while Khamenei is no fan of democracy, he relies on the fact that his principal enemies are bound by democratic constraints. Khamenei controls Iran's nuclear program and its foreign policy, but the US and Israel must work to reach consensus not only within their respective political systems, but also with each other.

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