The Rouhani Presidency: A kinder, gentler Islamic Republic?

October 03, 2013

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Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament

In his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, CFR Senior Fellow Ray Takeyh discusses the perception of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani as a reformer or pragmatist, the role of the Supreme National Security Council, and the future of the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.

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Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament

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