The Mullahs: The Iranian Revolution

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Introduction
The Iranian Revolution started 80 years before it would climax and produce the Islamic Republic of Iran. Essentially, the revolution was a struggle between the Iranian monarchy and the political Mullahs. Although the West participated as a model of opposition and imperialism. The Monarchy’s ignorance regarding the population’s devoutness and the political desires of the Mullahs led to analytical miscalculations. These errors in judgment helped drive the revolution and blinded them to the final product, establishment of an Iranian Islamic Republic and the dissolution of a 2500-year-old monarchy. Had the Monarchy infiltrated the religious sector and realized the power of Islam and the desires of the Mullahs, they could have

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