Category Archives: facts about Iran

Cole Studies Khomeini

Dr. Mueller’s Comparative Politics class required each student to pick one country and make a close study of its government. As a result I spent two months immersed in the Byzantine constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran. By the … Continue reading

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Iran: Cleric Denounces Election

From McClatchy DC: “No one in their right mind can believe” the official results from Friday’s contest, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri said of the landslide victory claimed by Ahmadinejad. Montazeri accused the regime of handling Mousavi’s charges of fraud … Continue reading

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Square-Peg Pounding Continues

The neocon counteroffensive against the National Intelligence Estimate went into full swing today. Their dream of reversing the 1979 revolution cannot be denied, even by reality. Alan Dershowitz showed up on Huffpost (once a paladin of new media, quickly becoming … Continue reading

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Selling Iran, Part One

“From a marketing point of view, you don’t introduce new products in August.” – White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card on advance public relations for the invasion of Iraq. In fits and starts, the marketing blitz for an attack … Continue reading

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