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Reformist Wins in Iran – What Are the Implications for the World?

 by Trita Parsi Posted on July 5, 2024

All indications are that the Reformist candidate, Dr. Masoud Pezeshkian, has won the Presidential snap elections in Iran and defeated ultra-hardliner Saeed Jalili.

What does this mean for Iran, its foreign policy, and US-Iran relations?

A few thoughts:

by quoth the raven

Heading into the third quarter of 2024, I can't say the market has done exactly what I predicted it would at the beginning of the year. However, I will say that the risks I pointed out and the themes I thought would dominate the year have held true to form.