An RFI broadcast including an analysis by
Dr. Mitchell Belfer
Tens of thousands of Iranians poured onto the streets of Tehran Monday to mark 40 years since the Islamic revolution.
Waving Iranian flags and chanting "Death to America," they pledged their allegiance to the country's Islamic principles at a time of rising economic pressure and punishing US sanctions.
President Hassan Rohani yet again slammed the US's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, describing it as a "conspiracy."
But despite this anti-Americanism, one of the central tenets of Iran's 1979 revolution, today's regime is far weaker than it's ever been says RFI's Christina Okello.
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