Episode from the podcastThe New Yorker: Politics and More

Could the Coronavirus Pandemic Change Iran’s Political Future?

Released Thursday, 21st May 2020
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Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamanei, has failed to cover up the extent of damage posed to the country by the coronavirus crisisDexter Filkins travelled to Iran in February, just as the outbreak was metastasizing. He joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss what Iranian doctors and young dissidents told him, and why people think this could be a breaking point for the generation of aging revolutionaries.
Excellent reporting about a country that's hard to understand well.
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Length
18m 50s
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