Post Deal, Can Rouhani Deliver on Promises of Reform?

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(Al-Monitor)

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

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.