Rouhani is no moderate nor is his "election" any kind of a breakthrough. He was SElected to become president -- make no mistake about it: if the mullahs had not wanted him to "win," he would not have won -- for a reason. One reason is to buy Iran more time at the nuclear "negotiations" table. Another reason is to project the supposedly new, moderate face of Iran to the world and hopefully counteract some of the sanctions. Plus ca change...
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)