When testifying before Congress in September 2013, Wendy Sherman, US Undersecretary of State, provided an unflattering characterization of Iran’s diplomatic history by commenting that deception is in Iran’s DNA (Stephens, 2013). 1,130 more words
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Does the Price of Watermelons Matter? Economic Performance and Political Legitimacy in the Islamic Republic of Iran - by A. Nicholas Gossen
Despite Ayatollah Khomeini’s famous comment that the Iranian revolution was “not about the price of watermelons,” the Islamic Republic of Iran was in part founded on economic promises of redistribution, equality, and justice. 77 more words
Mohammed Reza Shah began to loose popularity far before he was unseated in 1979. His policies regarding the United States, his actions within his own country, and his firm denial against the bad reputation he was receiving, all contributed to the loss of his throne during the Islamic Revolution. 3,024 more words
Few, if any, Americans have a more sober and complete understanding of Islamic doctrine, particularly Shariah and Jihad, than Dr. Andrew Bostom.
Two days ago, he penned two very important and educational articles on the threat from the Islamic Republic of Iran and the willful blindness and denial Westerners and Americans in particular have when it comes to that threat. 57 more words