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Involvement in Syrian War Not a Campaign Issue in Iran

As Iranians go to the polls Friday in parliamentary elections, some voters will pass giant murals where Iran’s rising casualties in Syria’s war are publicized. But Tehran’s deepening involvement in Syria has largely not been a campaign issue. Candidates have not mentioned the topic, except for a few in the conservative camp who have praised Iran’s sacrifice in the war, especially in targeting the Islamic State group. Iran’s hard-line regime is making sure the human cost Iran is paying...

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