Waiting on the Rahbar, all bets are off as election season opens in Iran

Issue 848 - 27 Feb 2009 | 7 minute read

Will Mohammad Khatami secure the backing of Rahbar (Supreme Leader) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for his presidential comeback bid this summer? Unlikely as this might have seemed even weeks ago, Iranian political observers, whose debates GSN has joined in the past week, are agreed that this may be the decisive question

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