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Theocracy meets democracy in Iran

The Iranian reformist newspaper Mardomsalari nailed it: “These June 17 [presidential] elections are the most important since the beginning of the Islamic republic in 1979. Iranians have the choice of handing victory to former president Ali Akbar Heshemi Rafsanjani, vote for a reformist candidate to pursue the reforms, or allow conservative radicals to take power […]