Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Iranian President Rouhani won reelection. Here's how reformists got him there.

May 23, 2017 Monkey Cage Blog

Postdoctoral Fellow Ali Kadivar in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog, "While campaigns provide a seasonal outlet for pro-reform electorates to push their agendas, the online space has proven a more constant arena for Iranian citizens to express and spread their demands. About 70 percent of Iran’s 80 million citizens are Internet users, who use online platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Telegram, to discuss political and social issues."

Iranian President Rouhani won reelection. Here's how reformists got him there. (written by Ali Kadivar) – Monkey Cage Blog