[VIDEO] Growing Opposition to President Hassan Rouhani: Is the Honeymoon Ending?

[VIDEO] Growing Opposition to President Hassan Rouhani: Is the Honeymoon Ending?

Mar 07, 2014

Growing Opposition to President Hassan Rouhani: Is the Honeymoon Ending?Video

Series: Iran Advisory Group

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seeing escalating public criticism from Iran's conservative factions, once seemingly stifled by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Will Rouhani's presidency follow in the footsteps of the Mohammad Khatami era? The Stimson Center and the Heinrich Boll Foundation North America hosted a panel discussion on the shifting internal political dynamics in Iran and how these events will shape the future of Iran's relations with the West.

 

Panelists:
Mohammad Ayatollah Tabaar, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
Mehdi Arabshahi, Former President of the Office for Consolidating Unity, the largest student union for democracy and human rights in Iran
 
Moderator:
Geneive Abdo, Fellow, Stimson's Middle East Program

Here's the full event:

 
 
 

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