Elections in Iran and the US Arming of Syrian Rebels
For the week of July 21st, 2013
As it has for decades, political volatility in the Middle East continues to confound the West. The recent elections in Iran are no exception as an unexpected victor captured the presidency. Hassan Rohani is viewed by many as a moderate, and some experts believe he may usher in an era of improved relations between Iran and the U.S. But others remain skeptical. This week on Access Minnesota, University of Minnesota Professor Bill Beeman discusses the Iranian elections and the current Mid-East situation.