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The Iran Primer

Presidency

Key Quotes from Earlier U.N. Speeches

           The following are excerpts from speeches by top Iranian leaders from the U.N. General Assembly opening going back to 1987.

What Iran’s Election Means for the Future

Fatemeh Haghighatjoo

Ex-officials say Reinvigorate Iran Diplomacy

July 15, 2013
The Honorable Barack H. Obama
President of the United States of America

Khamenei Comments: Nuclear Deal “Easy”

      In a meeting with t

Rouhani College Thesis: Islam Flexible

      As a graduate student in Scotland, President-elect Hassan Rouha

Rouhani: Tweets picture at US field hospital

            President-elect Hassan Rouhani has tweeted a picture of himself next to an American woman at a U.S.

Rouhani: First Presser on US, Reforms, Nukes

      On June 17, president-elect Hassan Rouhani called fo

Rouhani: Diverse Reaction by Iranian Leaders

            Top Iranian leaders used their congratulatory messages to President-elect Hassan Rouhani to offer their own takes on the elect

Election: US Reacts to Results

            In two separate statements, the United States called

Rouhani: World Reacts to Election

            World leaders issued diverse reactions to the stunning election of Hassan Rouhani to Iran’s presidency.

Election: Stunning Results and Videos

            Hassan Rouhani, the lone reformist candidate, won Iran’s presidential election with 50.7 percent of th

Latest on the Race: Final Polls – and Shifts

            Iranian elections are highly unpredictable due to the number of candidates and short campaigns.

Old War Haunts New Election

By Garrett Nada and Helia Ighani

Persian Press on the Race: June 13

Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani

Latest on the Race: Two Candidates Drop Out

            Two candidates – one hardliner and one reformer have quit Iran’s presidential race, leaving

Latest on the Race: Debate on Culture, Women

Garrett Nada           

Latest on the Race: Furor at First Debate

      At the first presidential debate on May 3

Supreme Leader Blasts Foreign Plots in Vote

      On June 4, Supreme Leader Ayatollah A

Rand Report on Iran Election

            In a new Rand report, Alireza Nader examines the implications of the election, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Khomeini’s Rebel Grandchildren

By Helia Ighani and Garrett Nada

Kerry Chastises Iran on Election

            On May 24,Tags: Election, Iran Politics, Presidency, U.S. Policy, United States

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