October 25, 2012

Why Iran's Supreme Leader Will Bend

Meir Javedanfar, Al Monitor

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The Iranian regime is currently facing tough open-ended sanctions. Judging by the recent presidential foreign-policy debate, there is no end on the horizon as neither candidate would be willing to reduce sanctions unless Iran Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei backs down.

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