Iranian Clerics and Political Leaders

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We look at who's who among Iran's clergy and political leadership. Our guest is Mehdi Khalaji, a Senior Fellow at the Washington Institute. He was trained as a Shiite Theologian and went on to study in the West.

Ayatollah Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini, the 1st Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Wikipedia)
Ayatollah Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini, the 1st Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Wikipedia)
Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the current Supreme Leader of Iran. (Wikipedia)
Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the current Supreme Leader of Iran. (Wikipedia)


Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (Wikipedia)
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (Wikipedia)
Opposition presidential candidate and former Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi. (Wikipedia)
Opposition presidential candidate and former Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi. (Wikipedia)
Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. (Wikipedia)
Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. (Wikipedia)

This program aired on June 25, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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