He appears only concerned to follow the instructions he receives from Tehran, namely to persecute Iranian refugees in Iraq.
A widely-held view in Tehran is that the pragmatic conservatives are keener to strike a bargain with the US than are the liberal reformists.
After two hours ' playing dodgem through Tehran's insane morning traffic I was genuinely relieved to find myself still alive.
Charles Grant, just returned from a week in Tehran, presents a vivid portrait of a political system under pressure.
Such capabilities also can support fissile material production for Tehran's overall nuclear weapons program.