Mar. 16, 2021

Why Iran's national security advisor is locked in a clash with Rouhani

Iran/Politics

The story: Institutional infighting flares in Iran, where the national security advisor now appears to be openly clashing with the president. Ali Shamkhani of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has stated that the body “is not part of the government.” He has also strongly defended the divisive question of whether military commanders should run in the June presidential elections.

The coverage: Shamkhani’s statements have prompted reactions from both conservatives and Reformists, with some observers interpreting it as signs of a gap with moderate President Hassan Rouhani...

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