Conflict & Justice

Egypt sparks Iran to crack down on dissidents

Iranian leaders have been responding to events in Egypt by cracking down on dissidents. Barbara Slavin, a senior fellow at The Atlantic Council tells anchor Marco Werman that Iranians executed a record number of prisoners last months. She says it's an effort to stifle opposition that might feel empowered after events in Tunisia and Egypt.

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