Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Asian African Conference in Jakarta, April 22, 2015

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(Al-Monitor)

Post Deal, Can Rouhani Deliver on Promises of Reform?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Asian African Conference in Jakarta April 22, 2015

Photo by Beawiharta/Reuters

by Alireza Nader

July 24, 2015

The next few months will see President Hassan Rouhani enjoy a peak in popularity. The nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 (United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, France, Germany) boosts Rouhani among the public and even the political elite....

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Alireza Nader is a senior international policy analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation.

This commentary originally appeared on Al-Monitor on July 24, 2015. Commentary gives RAND researchers a platform to convey insights based on their professional expertise and often on their peer-reviewed research and analysis.