Hadi Semati, Professor of Political Science at the University of Tehran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the new President of Iran. He inherits an accelerating conflict with the West over Iran's nuclear ambitions. With his obscure political origins predicting his future course is a daunting task. Hadi Semati explains how Ahmadinejad is constrained by his foreign policy establishment. He also informs viewers about the great popularity the nuclear effort enjoys with Iranians today.