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March 18, 2008

Elections and Voting
Farhi: New Iranian Majlis Will Be Critical of Ahmadinejad on Domestic Issues

Farideh Farhi, an Iranian-born expert on Iranian politics, discusses the outcome of Iran’s parliamentary elections and its implications for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

February 11, 2010

Iran’s Political ’Gridlock’

As Iran marks the thirty-first anniversary of the Khomeini revolution, it faces a grim political standoff between the regime and its opponents, says analyst Farideh Farhi.

May 26, 2009

United States
The Foreign Policy Factor in Iran’s Presidential Race

Farideh Farhi, a prominent expert on Iranian politics, says Iran’s presidential race highlights very clear differences on how Iran’s foreign policy should be conducted and the debate has major implic…

October 3, 2012

Iran’s Murky Political Future

Economic woes caused by sanctions and mismanagement, coupled with an upcoming political transition, have created new uncertainties in Iran, says expert Farideh Farhi.

November 1, 2011

Iran’s Internal Political Fray

Iran’s power struggles are adding to the political problems of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, but it remains unclear who will emerge most powerful among the feuding conservative factions, says expert…

April 7, 2011

Managing Arab Spring’s Fallout in Iran

Concern about Arab world pro-democracy movements has caused Iran’s government to get tougher with opponents and is affecting political jockeying for parliamentary elections in 2012 and the presidenti…

August 3, 2009

Events in Iran ’Polarizing’ Nation Further

With the reelection of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad now formalized, Iranian expert Farideh Farhi says there is now "the possibility of increased radicalism among the population."

June 22, 2009

Iran’s Clash of ’Titans’ May Not Resolve Itself Soon

Farideh Farhi, an Iran expert, says powerful forces are arrayed on both sides of Iran’s electoral dispute and that a resounding victory by either side is unlikely.

May 20, 2010

Shifts in Iran on Nuclear Policy

Iran’s elite displayed more unity in supporting the nuclear fuel-swap deal backed by Brazil and Turkey than it did with a similar deal last year and appears intent on trying to solve the nuclear cris…

February 24, 2012

Elections and Voting
Iran’s Elections and Nuclear Politics

Iran’s March 2 parliamentary elections will shed light on the power struggle among conservative forces, says expert Farideh Farhi, adding that the political environment in Tehran and Washington makes…