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Will Ebrahim Raisi Have Legitimate Mandate To Lead Iran?

With eighteen million ballots in his favour, Ebrahim Raisi is set to replace Hassan Rouhani as Iran's next president. But Raisi's electoral victory has come in the backdrop of millions of Iranians boycotting the election. With record voter apathy and the pre-election selection of candidates mired in controversy, will the president-elect have a legitimate mandate to lead? Guests: Setareh Sadeqi Political Analyst and Researcher in North American Studies Amir Handjani Non-Resident Fellow with the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft Ali Fathollah-Nejad Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at the Afro-Middle East Centre

Iran: Life Under Sanctions in 2020 - Documentary

Iran: Life Under Sanctions in 2020 - Documentary

Pompeo warns any arm sales to Iran will lead to sanctions

Pompeo warns any arm sales to Iran will lead to sanctions

Is coronavirus in Iran under control?

Is coronavirus in Iran under control?

Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran

Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran

Will Raisi Be Able To Change Iran's Fortunes?

Will Raisi Be Able To Change Iran's Fortunes?

What Will Iran’s New President Mean for the Country’s Future?

What Will Iran’s New President Mean for the Country’s Future?

Beirut Blast: One Year On, Lebanon Still Awaits Justice

Beirut Blast: One Year On, Lebanon Still Awaits Justice

Afghanistan: Thousands Flee as Fighting Continues Between Taliban and Government

Afghanistan: Thousands Flee as Fighting Continues Between Taliban and Government

Israel Accuses Iran for Deadly Attack on Oil Tanker, Iran Denies

Israel Accuses Iran for Deadly Attack on Oil Tanker, Iran Denies

What Capitol Riot Hearings Mean for a Polarised US

What Capitol Riot Hearings Mean for a Polarised US

Is Tunisia’s President Acting in the Interest of the State?

Is Tunisia’s President Acting in the Interest of the State?

Another US Withdrawal | Spyware to Silence Dissent

Another US Withdrawal | Spyware to Silence Dissent

Political Crisis in Tunisia | Worst Unrest in South Africa

Political Crisis in Tunisia | Worst Unrest in South Africa

England’s ‘Freedom Day’ | Tokyo Olympics Set Amidst State of Emergency

England’s ‘Freedom Day’ | Tokyo Olympics Set Amidst State of Emergency

Battle Over the South China Sea | The Era of Space Tourism

Battle Over the South China Sea | The Era of Space Tourism

How Often Have World Leaders Been Assassinated?

How Often Have World Leaders Been Assassinated?

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