What Role Does Religious Grievances Play In The Iranian…

The Iranian Revolution 1979, often referred as the Islamic Revolution gives an impression of a religious movement against a non-religious regime, especially for having a religion mentioned in its name, “Islam” in the “Islamic Revolution”. How correctly does this statement describe the Iranian Revolution? How do we define religious movement and non-religious regime? I would … Read more

Persepolis By Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi is a thoughtful examination of the Iranian government’s corrupt regime against its own people. During the late 1970s, Iran experienced cultural upheaval as the citizens fought to remove the amoral Shah from power (Tedla and Dolan). Since the Shah’s removal, Iran has been subject to violence, … Read more

Persepolis By Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi is a thoughtful examination of the Iranian government’s corrupt regime against its own people. During the late 1970s, Iran experienced cultural upheaval as the citizens fought to remove the amoral Shah from power (Tedla and Dolan). Since the Shah’s removal, Iran has been subject to violence, … Read more

Iran Hostage Crisis Essay

The Iranian Hostage Crisis The Iranian Hostage Crisis was a horrific event in which many American were captured and held hostage in the Iranian American embassy. In America, this was met with shock; spurring newfound hatred of Iranians. In the book Funny in Farsi, the author and her family, Iranian immigrants living in Southern California, … Read more

Iran-Contra Scandal

The Cold War peaked the interest of the entire globe. Each threat, policy and action that took place had ramifications far more reaching then ever imaginable. The world sat on edge because it feared its own destruction, after the introduction of nuclear warfare at the close of World War II, another World War could result … Read more