Sunday, August 4, 2013

Will new Iranian president make a difference?

Iranian President Rouhani takes oath of office before parliament

(Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took the oath of office before parliament in Tehran on Sunday and was expected later in the day to name a cabinet he said would be chosen from figures across the political spectrum.

I don't hold out much hope. The supreme leader is still there and this guy has been slapped down before. Maybe he will be more willing to talk, but talk is cheap.