Hassan is seen as a pragmatist in contrast to Khamenei and his hardline allies, and officials and analysts have cast doubt on his ability to balance their demands and expectations with those of his supporters.
It is a tragic mistake to reverse Obama’s opening to Iran at the very moment it is bearing fruit.
It'll be harder for Trump to demonize a country where democratic culture is spreading, says Bani-Sadr.
Iran's president may have been re-elected, but he’ll need to win the supreme leader’s support and get foreign powers to engage with Tehran to be successful.
The president's re-election presents an opportunity to reduce the diplomacy deficit, particularly with the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia.