Iran’s Presidential Election Puts Populism to the Test

by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani Economic issues are paramount on the minds of Iranian voters as they ponder the long list of candidates registered for president: who among them is likely to survive the vetting by the Guardian Council, and, of those,… Continue Reading  

What Just Happened in Iran?

by Gary Sick Farideh Farhi has done her usual excellent job of unwrapping the Iranian internal political scene. I very much share her surprise about this weekend’s events. I thought that the Supreme Leader had decided unequivocally that there was… Continue Reading