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Discuss: Is Iran Moving Toward a Military Dictatorship?

Iranian supporters of defeated reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi demonstrate on June 17, 2009 in Tehran, Iran. (Getty Images)

Iranian supporters of defeated reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi demonstrate on June 17, 2009 in Tehran, Iran. (Getty Images)

Thirty years after the Islamic Revolution, the Iranian regime remains unable to reconcile its religious and ethical ideals and national aspirations with widely accepted international norms of human rights and the rule of law.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, during a trip to the Middle East, recently warned that Iran is on the verge of becoming a military dictatorship and that its International Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is supplanting its government. Do you think this an accurate assessment?

 

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