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March 1, 2012

The Globe and Mail: Conservatives Expected to Dominate Iran Vote

The Globe and Mail: Conservatives Expected to Dominate Iran Vote

By: Paul Koring (The Globe and Mail)

 

Iranians vote today to elect a new Majlis, the 290-seat parliament, but there’s little real choice on the ballot and little chance that the outcome will defuse dangerously hostile relations with America over the Islamic regime’s nuclear program. “It’s guaranteed not to be free and fair,” warns NIAC Research Director Reza Marashi. “What’s at stake is which of the feuding, conservative, theocratic factions emerges empowered.”

 

 

 

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