Eurasia Review, a news and analysis, website republished an article by Somasekhar Sundaresan on the June 14 presidential election in Iran. He identifies certain underlying factors of the current political scenario, all of which hint that there is more to this election than what meets the eye.
As the 11th Presidential election of Iran draws closer, the atmosphere in Tehran has been abuzz with hope as well as deep cynicism. Why is Iran at a crossroads again? Why will the outcome of this election indicate the foundation of the next chapter in this civilization’s history?
The 11th Presidential election of Iran will be held on June 14, 2013. Why will this election be a test for the Islamic Republic’s stability? What are the factors at play that make this election critical; and more importantly, why must India monitor it closely?