Magazine July 6, 2009, Issue

The Long View

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in 2008 (Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters)

From the Iranian airwaves . . .

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT:  

The McKhameini Group

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AHMAD McKHAMEINI:  Issue One! The Tehran-around! After last week’s inconclusive and murky election for the leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, both Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Mir-Hossein Mousavi have claimed victory. Unruly mobs have gathered in the streets, rioting has taken place, and there’s a growing sense that the current administration is losing its grip. Question: How long will it take the Islamic Republic to heal these civic wounds? I ask you, Ayatollah Ali Azadi, chief religious correspondent for the Bandar-e-Abbas Times.

AYATOLLAH ALI AZADI: How long? Hard …

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