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Would Iranians really bring back the Shah?
American Thinker, by Monica Showalter

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Posted By:PageTurner, 1/3/2018 9:42:14 AM

Pundits have marveled at what a big surprise it was that ordinary Iranians have revolted against the mullahs. It´s a surprise to them, but no surprise to American Thinker´s readers, whose Iranian contributors have kept us posted for years about what is really going on in Iran. Just look at these pieces by Hamid Bahrami, Reza Shafiee, Hassan Mahmoudi, Amil Imani and Shahriar Kia. Over and over again, these writers warned there was a problem, and now Iranians´ protests against corruption, soaring prices, environmental ruin, revolutionary guard thuggery, poverty, and bank collapses have become the "surprise" story of the day.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/3/2018 9:50:33 AM     (No. 11498445)

This is why mainstream fails us so badly, it is what they choose not to write about as much as what they choose to falsify.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/3/2018 10:00:46 AM     (No. 11498461)

I thought the Shah was dead. If they do bring him back, then the Mullahs will sure have egg on their face.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/3/2018 11:22:39 AM     (No. 11498582)

The Shah´s son Reza Pahlavi is alive and lives in the United States. He is 56 and is respected by quite a number of Persian ex-pats.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sam1, 1/3/2018 11:40:27 AM     (No. 11498604)

How soon before we hear from that sob Jimmy Carter?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: joew9, 1/3/2018 12:25:48 PM     (No. 11498653)

The Shah made a big mistake. He allowed Khomeini to flee to France and live there. He should have executed him. And several others as well.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/3/2018 12:32:53 PM     (No. 11498662)

Yes, #5. And Jimmy Carter Pulled the rug out from under The Shah, opening the door to Khomeini and radical Islam. That is when the Gulf region over-broiled with anti-Americanism.

Good job, Jimmy. Please stick to hammer and nails tasks.

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