There are two major events taking place in Iran this week. On Sunday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will be inaugurated. He is remaining in office after a questionable landslide victory that sparked six weeks of protests, international condemnation, and violent crackdowns. Also happening this week is a trial of some of the protesters rounded up in the weeks following the embattled election. Some 100 protesters will be tried en masse, a move that may be outside the normal Iranian judicial proceedings. For more, Robert Worth, Beirut bureau chief for The New York Times, and Roger Cohen, New York Times columnist, join The Takeaway.

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