June 13th, 2013
10:23 PM ET

Who is Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?

Iran is one of the few countries where the major player is not even running for office.

The country's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has more sway over this country than any nominee.

Reza Sayah explains why.

Filed under: International • Iran
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  1. Bijan Eftekari

    Hi Erin! Ayatollah Khamenei is a puppet in the hands of Revolutionary Guard Generals.
    Do not overestimate his influence and power! Mark this: Revolutionary Guard (SEPAH) will go after him within next 2-3 month. They do not need him anymore!

    June 14, 2013 at 3:10 am | Reply

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