Global Politics

Claiming Khomeini's Mantle: Ahmadinejad and Moussavi

Player utilities

Listen to the story.

Iranians are less interested in President Obama than in their own election contest between the conservative incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the relatively liberal contender Mir Hossein Moussavi. Mir Hossein Moussavi is a proponent of women's rights and has been playing to the youth vote. The BBC's Tehran Correspondent, Jon Leyne, talks to The Takeaway about the presidential race.

Related Stories