Prayers and politics in Iran
Asia Times Online / Shahir Shahidsaless
21-Jul-2009 (one comment)

In short, what is happening in Iran is neither a revolution of any kind nor a power struggle, "between factions of the old-guard clergy", as proposed by the LA Times. The current crisis is a fierce battle between two factions of society. It is a manifestation of a 100-year battle since Iran's constitutional revolution (1905-1911) between those who advocate the imposition of strict traditional religious codes and those who seek the liberalization of society and the establishment of a tolerant secular government.

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Maryam Hojjat

I agree

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with Shahir's analysis.  Thanks for posting.

Payandeh IRAN & IRanians

Down with IRI