Iran is Putin’s depreciating asset

The Islamic Republic's theocrats have failed to convince their youth to go forth and multiply, limiting the nation's shelf life as a strategic ally

February 9, 2017 2:41 PM (UTC+8)
A mural of the late founder of the Islamic republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, is seen through a car in south Tehran. Photo: AFP
A mural of the late founder of the Islamic republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, is seen through a car in south Tehran. Photo: AFP