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Iran

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Iran

Iran

Iran

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: AZAR NAFISI Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies GARY SICK *Professor of Political Science at Columbia University in New York City *Served on the National Security Council Staff from l976-l98l with primary responsibility for Iran under the Ford, Carter & Reagan administrations *Directs the Gulf 2000 Project, a private research service, at Columbia Twenty years after ousting the Shah, Iran is experiencing something of an identity crisis. In recent days, the country has seen the worst rioting since the 1979 revolution. Supporters of a more open society have been protesting for greater press freedom and faster democratic reforms — and some are even calling for an end to supreme clerical rule. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the current unrest in Iran, and what it could mean for the future of the Islamic republic.