Passage Of The Day

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on May 2, 2010

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The government seems aware that for all its skill at repressing protesters, the potential for insurrection remains, analysts say. “The economic malaise, political outrage and social discontent that brought millions of people to the streets last year has not been ameliorated,” said Karim Sadjadpour, an Iran analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “Iranian society remains a potential powder keg.”

Robert F. Worth, reporting on Iran.

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