A Deadly Crackdown in Iran

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Behind the curtain of an internet blackout, the Islamic Republic’s security forces have killed at least 180 unarmed protesters.

Natalie Kitroeff speaks to Farnaz Fassihi about Iran’s deadliest political unrest in decades and why the United States wanted that unrest — and has helped fuel it.

Guest: Farnaz Fassihi, a reporter covering Iran for The New York Times, in conversation with Natalie Kitroeff. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

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