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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is clearly supporting President Hassan Rouhani's sidelining of the military for economic and political reasons.
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Iran's Military Crackdown: Concession or Show?

Jan 23, 2018 | 17:27 GMT

It's unclear whether Tehran took action against a powerful branch of its military to appease the West or to get the economy in order -- or both.

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