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Pro-reform Iranian students march during a protest at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran, in a Dec. 7, 2009 file photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran. (AP)

Pro-reform Iranian students march during a protest at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran, in a Dec. 7, 2009 file photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran. (AP)

Iran ups the nuclear ante and cracks down on dissent, worldwide. We’ll open our phone lines to the voices of Iran.

Guests:

Farnaz Fassihi, Beirut bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal.

Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He has written widely on Iranian state and society, Iran’s nuclear program, Iran-Arab relations, and U.S.-Iran relations. Former Iran analyst for the International Crisis Group, based in Tehran and Washington DC.

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