Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Iranian Election and the Revolution Test

By George Friedman Successful revolutions have three phases. First, a strategically located single or limited segment of society begins vocally to express resentment, asserting itself in the streets of a major city, usually the capital. This segment is joined by … Continue reading

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Western Misconceptions Meet Iranian Reality

By George Friedman In 1979, when we were still young and starry-eyed, a revolution took place in Iran. When I asked experts what would happen, they divided into two camps. The first group of Iran experts argued that the Shah … Continue reading

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Thief in the Night

By: John David Bowen In the still of the night with the absence of light as I lie awake in my bed, I studied a trance where images danced of dreams of her in my head. Though miles away like … Continue reading

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