Growing Opposition to President Hassan Rouhani: Is the Honeymoon Ending?

 

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seeing escalating public
criticism from Iran’s conservative factions, once seemingly stifled by Supreme
Leader Ali Khamenei. Will Rouhani’s presidency follow in the footsteps of the
Mohammad Khatami era? The Stimson Center and the Heinrich Boll Foundation North America hosted a panel discussion on the shifting internal political dynamics in Iran
and how these events will shape the future of Iran’s relations with the West.

Panelists:
Mohammad Ayatollah Tabaar,
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
Mehdi Arabshahi,
Former President of the Office for Consolidating Unity, the largest student
union for democracy and human rights in Iran
 
Moderator:
Geneive Abdo,
Fellow, Stimson’s Middle East Program

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