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Rouhani's election victory in Iran was dramatic, but how deep did it go?

For President Rouhani to parlay his reelection mandate into real changes in Iran's 'deep state' power structure, he would need the support of conservatives. For now, that is unlikely.

Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader/AP

Dancing in the streets to the powerful beats from car sound systems – on virtually the one day every four years that such spontaneous public parties are tolerated – Iranians joyously celebrated the reelection of their hero, President Hassan Rouhani.