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Robin Wright speaks on Iran Monday morning in the Amphitheater. Photo by Demetrius Freeman.

Wright: Protests and reform are quite common in Iran

The Iranian presidential election of 2009 is under heavy scrutiny. Somehow, the government was able to count up paper ballots in a single day, ending with a 64 percent win for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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Veteran journalist Wright gives primer to week on Iran

When Robin Wright traveled to Iran on Oct. 6, 1973, on assignment for The Christian Science Monitor, she didn’t know a war was about to begin.

“That was also the day the fourth Middle East War broke out, and I’ve been covering the Middle East since then,” she said.

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Iranian political map in a state of constant change

The intelligence chief of a Persian Gulf country once told me his secret formula for judging the national political mood.

“Watch the traffic,” he advised.

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