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  • The Islamic Republic is not Iran

    08/12/2010 8:51:55 PM PDT · by Righting · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 01, 2010 | Amil Imani
    The Islamic Republic Is Not Iran By Amil Iman We just don't get it. The Left in America is screaming to high heaven that the mess we are in, in Iraq and the war on terrorism has been caused by the right-wing and that George W. Bush, the so-called "dim-witted cowboy," has created the entire mess. The truth is the entire nightmare can be traced back to the liberal democratic policies of the leftist Jimmy Carter, who created a firestorm that destabilized our greatest ally in the Muslim world, the shah of Iran, in favor of a religious fanatic, the...
  • Papers reveal Britain's anxiety over Iranian Shah

    12/30/2009 6:53:10 AM PST · by nuconvert · 10 replies · 495+ views
    BBC ^ | Dec. 30, 2009
    Britain despatched an undercover diplomat on a covert mission to the Bahamas to convince the deposed Shah of Iran not to seek to settle in the UK. The revelation comes in official archive documents made public 30 years after they were written. The 1979 papers reveal that the British government was very concerned that Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, then in exile, would seek to live in England. But Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was upset she could not help the Shah. Mrs Thatcher told her foreign minister she was "deeply unhappy" not to be able to offer refuge to the Shah...