The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

July 6, 2020

<p class="font_8">The first-generation of Iran’s militant clerics, who took control of the country after the Iranian revolution of 1979, are all either dead or dying off. Speculation about the process of succession is rife and is not only limited to who will capture the ultimate prize, the seat of the supreme leader. In a series of articles, the Iran Program at the Middle East Institute will identify and assess key second-tier officials in the Islamic Republic who seem to have good prospects to make it all the way to the top. &nbsp;</p>

The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

July 6, 2020

<p class="font_8">The first-generation of Iran’s militant clerics, who took control of the country after the Iranian revolution of 1979, are all either dead or dying off. Speculation about the process of succession is rife and is not only limited to who will capture the ultimate prize, the seat of the supreme leader. In a series of articles, the Iran Program at the Middle East Institute will identify and assess key second-tier officials in the Islamic Republic who seem to have good prospects to make it all the way to the top. &nbsp;</p>

The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

July 6, 2020

<p class="font_8">The first-generation of Iran’s militant clerics, who took control of the country after the Iranian revolution of 1979, are all either dead or dying off. Speculation about the process of succession is rife and is not only limited to who will capture the ultimate prize, the seat of the supreme leader. In a series of articles, the Iran Program at the Middle East Institute will identify and assess key second-tier officials in the Islamic Republic who seem to have good prospects to make it all the way to the top. &nbsp;</p>

The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

The Islamic Republic's next generation of leaders: A profile of Alireza Arafi

July 6, 2020

<p class="font_8">The first-generation of Iran’s militant clerics, who took control of the country after the Iranian revolution of 1979, are all either dead or dying off. Speculation about the process of succession is rife and is not only limited to who will capture the ultimate prize, the seat of the supreme leader. In a series of articles, the Iran Program at the Middle East Institute will identify and assess key second-tier officials in the Islamic Republic who seem to have good prospects to make it all the way to the top. &nbsp;</p>