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The Islamic Republic of Iran Is Doomed – POLITICO Magazine

But things are likely to get much, much worse before they—eventually—get better. he protests sweeping Iran belie the once popular notion that the spirit of the Green Revolution that nearly toppled the Islamic Republic in 2009 has been extinguished. It is possible that an Islamist regime with little compunction about …

Iran after Khamenei | Iran | Al Jazeera

Who would lead the Islamic Republic if the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei passes away unexpectedly? As the celebrations for the 38th anniversary of the Iranian revolution get under way, the ruling elite in the Islamic Republic faces one of its most existential questions: with the death of former President …

Forget nuke deal, Iran has election fever

For months, the news out of Iran has revolved around the nuclear deal with the West and President Hassan Rouhani’s efforts to back it up with reforms at home. With the deal done, the establishment in Iran is now focusing on two of the most important elections in the history …