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In Iran: Hope battles apathy

Politics of violence can mean politics as usual in Iran. But the cuts and black eye sustained by reform strategist Behzad Nabavi – attacked by 30 hard-line militants last Thursday in the holy city of Qum – are being taken by reformers as a sign of rising fortunes in a lackluster campaign. Buffeted by public disdain and predictions of defeat at presidential polls this Friday, Iran’s once-popular reformers say that several “orchestrated” attacks on their meetings by militants prove that they remain a political force. Full Story

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