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IRAN MOVES ON: ANOTHER PHASE AFTER THE DEATH OF RAFSANJANI, Jan. 11
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, took the prayers at the memorial service for his rival, former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died Sunday at 82. That gives some idea of the complexity of internal politics in Iran.
Khamenei in effect stayed with President Hassan Rouhani throughout the extensive, explosive negotiations with China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States that eventually led to the so-called Iran agreement in 2015. The accord included a long shelving of Iran's nuclear program in return for...