Carol Platt Liebau: Hardliner wins in Iran

Saturday, June 25, 2005

Hardliner wins in Iran

This wasn't exactly the news that many were hoping for.

That being said, there's always the chance that the election of a hard-liner could spur the revolution for which Iran is due -- especially given the fact that he is a member of Iran's basiji, the state-sponsored militia that enforces social codes -- in a country where two-thirds of the population are under 30, and pretty pro-American, to boot.


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