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Forty years on from the Iranian Revolution, could the country be at risk of another one?

Reformists have made some progress towards easing economic hardship, loosening social control, and initiating a temporary easing of tensions with the outside community. But the parlous nature of the political structure empowers the theocrats to manipulate the system and stymie any reform effort that promises a path to democratization.

Forty years on from the Iranian Revolution, could the country be at risk of another one?
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Ahmadinejad's foul mouth

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