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US freaking out as Iran elects next president (Full show)

US freaking out as Iran elects next president (Full show)

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Hardliner Reisi won at Iran’s recent presidential election, which saw a record-low turnout and murmurs of electioneering in his favor. Is Iran’s new president a “brutal hangman” or a “defender of human rights?” And what does his election portend for relations between Tehran and Washington? RT America’s John Huddy (in for Rick Sanchez) sets the scene. (00:06) Then RT America’s Faran Fronczak joins with details about the election and its implications before former naval intelligence officer John Jordan and Prof. Mohammed Marandi of the University of Tehran share their insights. (03:38) Jake Sullivan, national security advisor to US President Joe Biden, has said China must endure yet another probe into the origins of the COVID-19 virus or “face isolation in the international community.” This ...