Plagiarism and diploma milling, while popular in the west, are endemic in the east. Now that attention is being paid to him, Iran’s new president is dealing with the predictable charges.

Although “Dr Rouhani‚Äôs election campaign videos featured pictures of Glasgow Caledonian University and the former GCU student spoke warmly of his time in the city,” there is “some doubt over whether Mr Rouhani, who was a high-ranking official in the Islamic Republic during the 1990s, actually attended the British university in person or undertook his studies there by remote study.”

There’s also doubt about whether he wrote his dissertation.

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One Response to “No surprise here.”

  1. DM Says:

    Mind, as long as people pay attention to such issues (as opposed to simply shrugging and ignoring them), we have not lost.

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