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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Narrowing Election In Iran And The Survival Of The Reform Movement
Iran's battleground: Supreme Leader vs the President
Although the incumbent president, Hassan Rouhani, still has a strong lead in Iran's presidential elections, the latest opinion polls reveal that his main rival, Ebrahim Raisi, is narrowing the gap. Raisi, the preferred candidate of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), is a former member of Iran's judiciary. He also is the guardian of the shrine of…