Iran's familiar face

Lief, Louise
November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/23/92, Vol. 113 Issue 20, p51
Discusses how Tehran advertises a new pragmatism, but hard-liners are still a force. Iran's leaders, like the shah before them, want to make Tehran the dominant power in the Persian Gulf and the Mideast. Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani's threats to Israel; An alliance of Islamic fundamentalists; The danger evoked by Iran for the outside world. INSET: A little shopping for horrors, by Richard Z. Chesnoff..


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