Exclusive: Reuters investigates business empire of Iran’s supreme leader

Fascinating revelations about property and the basis of power of the Iranian elite (Part I). These revelations say more about the power of the Iranian state, Iranian institutions and how the elite reproduce themselves. Therefore, contrary to media coverage, it is not simply about the personal powers or wealth of an individual, but more about the nature of power, property and state in Iran.

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About angelajoya

Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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