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Does Iran’s democracy have a chance?

Earlier this week, Iran’s leaders barred two nuclear inspectors from the country after the U.N. published what they called “false and unreal information” on Iran’s nuclear program. The stand-off is a sharp change from just a year ago, when it looked as though democracy might have a chance.

With the anniversary of the disputed presidential election approaching, Need to Know’s Jon Meacham sat down with Hooman Majd for this extended web interview to learn more about the current state of the Iranian democracy movement. Majd is the author of “The Ayatollah Begs to Differ,” and the upcoming “The Ayatollah’s Democracy.”  He recently returned from a reporting trip to the region.