Dilip Hiro, author of the article “The Clash of Islam and Democracy in Iran,” discusses the cyclical problems typical of aging revolutions, Iran’s younger generation that doesn’t remember the Shah, the history of the coup and revolution and the current democratic election protests.
MP3 here. (29:48)
Dilip Hiro is the author of five books on Iran, the latest being The Iranian Labyrinth: Journeys Through Theocratic Iran and its Furies, as well as most recently Blood of the Earth: The Battle for the World’s Vanishing Oil Resources. His upcoming book After Empire: The Rise of a Multipolar World will be published by Nation Books later this year.