Supreme Leader Loses His Aura as Iranians Flock to the Streets

by Benjamin Domenech on 8:28 am June 21, 2009

Roger Cohen covers bloodshed, chaos in Iran. In the wake of his Friday declaration, “Khamenei saw the hitherto sacrosanct authority of his office challenged as never before since” 1979. “‘Can’t the United Nations help us?’ one woman asked me. I said I doubted that very much. ‘So,’ she said, ‘we are on our own.’”

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