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March 9, 2016

The Washington Post: Biden: Iran Under Close Watch Amid Reports of Missile Tests

Analysts said the missile tests appear to be an attempt by the hard-liners to assert their continued relevance after the election setbacks.

 

“They’re not doing particularly well,” said Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, who is writing a book on the nuclear talks. “When you get this type of repudiation from the Iranian public, and you’re sensing that the perception of power is starting to shift, you want to make marks of this kind.”

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