Comment: Rouhani

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They are all insiders. Look up the candidates on so much as Wikipedia and it is telling. Sorry to break it to you. This one knows the Ayatollah personally from Iran's Islamic Revolution days. He has also worked in like every possible defense related department at one time or another. Most of the true reform movement revolutionaries in Iran were disappeared. The strategy of the reformists in Iran is supposedly to open up ties with the west, while also continuing to pursue the nuclear program. We see how well UN-IAEA oversight went for Iraq - oil for food scandal, they had no WMD at all, and before inspectors could complete their never ending inspection to prove a negative (mission impossible), we invaded. The way their elections are run, it looks like our two governments could have a lot in common, though.