Overlapping Calculations and Crises Facing Iran’s Ahmadinejad

Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
Future for Advanced Research and Studies (FARAS)
Abstract
Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is under pressure from his political rivals, and the conservative fundamentalists in particular. His critics accused him of corruption and mismanagement and now call for his removal from the Expediency Discernment Council that, as per the constitution, sets the state’s higher policies and advises the Supreme Leader in disputes over legislation between the parliament and the Guardian Council of the Constitution. The Expediency Discern- ment Council is also charged with supervising parliament a airs and qualifying candidates for elections. .
Topic
International Security
Political Geography
Iran