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Topic - Davoud Hermidas Bavand
Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad so far has dodged questions about possible post-presidential roles with cryptic replies or inscrutable silence. Yet this much is clear: Despite his bravado at the United Nations and other international forums, he heads into the last months of his presidency politically wounded at home from skirmishes with Iran's ruling system.
"Ahmadinejad is now far away from the axis of power," Mr. Bavand said. "He is now a figure with lots to say but no real clout."