Our blog aims to host a diverse, multi-faceted debate on the Iranian presidential elections on June 18. To this end, it highlights aspects that are important to Iranians in the context of the vote as well as fundamental issues like the question of the importance of elections in an autocratic system. We also consider the perspectives of selected regional actors.
David Jalilvand is an Analyst, running the Berlin-based research consultancy Orient Matters.
Achim Vogt heads the FES project Peace and Security in the MENA-Region.