The Persian night: Iran under the Khomeinist revolution

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This timely and fast-paced book by celebrated Iranian-born journalist Amir Taheri examines the history of the Khomeinist movement in Iran to show how it is genetically programmed for war. It will also show how Khomeinsim can be defeated, enabling Iran to close the chapter of the revolution and return to the global mainstream. This book is mandatory for anyone concerned about the future of Iran, terrorism, and the prospects for middle east peace.
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9781594032400
9781483066363
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Iran
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display_description Three decades after Khomeinist thugs raided the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Westerners are puzzled by Iran. As a nation, Iranians still like the United States. As a revolutionary regime, however, Iran is the principal bastion of anti-Americanism. From Ayatollah Khomeini's "historic mission" to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's messianic campaign in the name of the "Hidden Imam," The Persian Night depicts a trajectory that will most likely lead to war. More importantly, it addresses the vital question of how the Iranian regime can be resisted and defeated, enabling Iran to close the chapter of revolution and return to the mainstream of nation-states.
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table_of_contents The world's number one power -- The haven of jihad -- The focus of the universe -- The triple oxymoron -- Democracy as enemy -- Iran and anti-Iran -- Unwelcome faith -- A strange beast -- The feeble ones -- The prophet and women -- The eternal conspirator -- Esther and the king -- The great satan -- Five days in August -- A universal ideology -- Sunrise power against sunset power -- Crazy Eddie and Martyr Hussein -- West stricken, Arab stricken -- State or revolution -- Six centers of power -- Six rival centers of power -- Power points in a no-man's land -- The nail of the Imam -- We can! -- A case of national schizophrenia -- Pre-emptive war or pre-emptive surrender? -- Conditions for regime change -- Repression and resistance -- The ethnic time bomb -- A heaving volcano.
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title The Persian night : Iran under the Khomeinist revolution
title_display The Persian night : Iran under the Khomeinist revolution
title_full The Persian night : Iran under the Khomeinist revolution / Amir Taheri, The Persian night [electronic resource] : Iran under the Khomeinist revolution / Amir Taheri, The Persian night: Iran under the Khomeinist revolution [electronic resource] / Amir Taheri
title_short The Persian night :
title_sort persian night iran under the khomeinist revolution
title_sub Iran under the Khomeinist revolution
topic Iran History, Iran Politics and government 1979-1997, Iran Politics and government 1997-
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translation Iran