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New Iranian Leadership Will Be 'Hawkish'

Following the helicopter crash that killed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delegated authority to Raisi's vice president, Mohammad Mokhber (pictured). (AP)

By    |   Thursday, 23 May 2024 10:45 AM EDT

While the sudden death of the "Butcher of Tehran," Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, creates a major void in regime leadership, Middle East experts expect the new leader to be just as "hawkish" as his predecessor.

Raisi and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian were killed after the helicopter they were flying in crashed in a mountainous region amid poor weather.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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While the sudden death of the "Butcher of Tehran," Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, creates a major void in regime leadership, Middle East experts expect the new leader to be just as "hawkish" as his predecessor.
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