Madam Secretary

Clinton: Iran is becoming a ‘military dictatorship’

Secretary Clinton, seen above at the U.S.-Islamic World Forum in Doha, Qatar, on Feb. 14, will be returning late today from her weekend trip to Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Yesterday in Qatar, at Carnegie Mellon University’s Doha campus, she made a provocative remark concerning Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: We see that the government of ...

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KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images

Secretary Clinton, seen above at the U.S.-Islamic World Forum in Doha, Qatar, on Feb. 14, will be returning late today from her weekend trip to Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Yesterday in Qatar, at Carnegie Mellon University’s Doha campus, she made a provocative remark concerning Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps:

We see that the government of Iran, the supreme leader, the president, the parliament, is being supplanted, and that Iran is moving toward a military dictatorship."

And many people would back Clinton’s view, such as the author of this Wall Street Journal op-ed, "Iran’s Emerging Military Dictatorship."

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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