And to discuss the election and the impact on the U.S., I’m joined by Ali Vaez, the Iran Project Director at the International Crisis Group, an independent organization that works to prevent wars and promote peace out.
Ali Vaez, welcome back to the “NewsHour.”
It is about 6:20 on the East Coast, almost 3:00 a.m. in Tehran. The polls were extended to 2:00 a.m., but we still don’t have an official result. But what does coronation, or apparent coronation, of a hard-liner who has been accused in the past of crimes against humanity and perhaps still accused of them say about today’s Iranian regime?