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Ahmadinejad's theological foes
Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Ali Montazeri is one of Shiate Islam's most respected theologians. At one stage designated to succeed Ayatollah Khomeini in the role of Iran's Supreme Leader, he is now one of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's fiercest critics.Read more about Grand Ayatollah Montazeri's criticisms on the BBC news website
He rarely grants interviews, but responded to a series of questions posed by Analysis via email.
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