Is Ahmadinejad Facing a Final Showdown with Rafsanjani?
Al-Monitor / Shahir Shahidsaless

As Iranian President Ahmadinejad loses influence and the support of the ruling elite, his arch-enemy, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, may be due for a political comeback. Shahir Shahidsaless writes that the "comfortable and confident" former president offers solutions to Iran's crisis, and may well have won the support of the Supreme Leader.

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