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Iran: A Clash of Religion and Nationalism

Iran: A Clash of Religion and Nationalism

Over the past year or so, the choice between two adjectives has developed into an important theme of the power struggle within the Khomeinist ruling elite in Tehran. The adjectives are “Iranian” and “Islamic”. Under the Pahlavi shahs who promoted a nationalist...