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Iranian Public Opinion after the Protests

School of Public Policy

Author(s): Ebrahim Mohseni, Nancy Gallagher, Clay Ramsey

Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland2018, pp. 44

Interesting survey of Iraian public opinion after the 2017-18 protests.  The survey covers a wide range of economic and political issues,  including Iran's foreign policy.  The findings show that many see Iran's economy as worsening, but blame inefficiency and corruption more than international sanctions.  The survey also indicates that a majority of the respondents disagree with criticism of the regime and or of strictness in enforcing Islamic laws, and also support the police response to protests. However, a majority does not endorse harsh punishment for peaceful protesters.  For a summary of the findings see:

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