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    The Iranian Revolution

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    President Jimmy Carter his second term when students took 60 American at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. (History 2016). This represented the new way Iran will engage with the West. Through the death of Khomeini, Iran’s global standing improved and new relations nurtured. However, this was threatened by the election of conservative and hardliner Ahmadinejad in 2005. “Mr. Ahmadinejad replaced reformist Mohammad Khatami who was elected president in May 1997 with nearly 70% of the vote” (BBC, 2009). Ahmadinejad worsened Iran’s standing with the West by reinforcing post-revolutionary ideologies and constantly defying U.N. Security Council resolutions regarding its nuclear program (Phillips, 2008). Ahmadinejad was very controversial with his populist agenda and showed clear distain for the West. He won after just two years of been mayor and won against better-known politicians (BBC, 2016). His reelection was regarded by many as an electoral fraud and provoked considerable Green Movement protest as they sought to end his speculated fraudulent presidency. The wave of populism experienced in west of 2016, hit Iran first in 2005 with the election on Ahmadinejad. Although having western democratic influences, the Iranian system of government is a bit more complex than expected. The Iranian theocratic system is divided into two institutions the elected and the unelected. Iran’s electorate directly elect the President, parliament and the assembly of experts (BBC 2009). The President…

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    In May 1989, the claims of the conspirators began to fall apart as soon as the people around Bush began talking. The Secret Service spoke first and an agent proclaimed Bush had not left the country. News accounts also proved Rupp and Brenneke’s claims improbable. Using the Secret Service accounts and news reals, Bush is publicly accounted for “down to the hour.” On October seventeenth, he campaigned for Reagan in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. On the Nineteenth, he had a campaign speech at…

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    new reformist/dynamic gatherings had begun to frame. The nation had no working political gatherings until the point when the Executives of Construction Party shaped in 1994 to keep running for the fifth parliamentary races, principally out of official body of the administration near the then-president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani. After the decision of Mohammad Khatami in 1997, more gatherings began to work, for the most part of the reformist development and contradicted by hard-liners. This…

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    the Hardliner coalition stormed to a series of electoral victories which saw them capture an overwhelming majority in parliament and culminated in the victory of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad’s victory marked the first time that hardline conservatives dominated both the elected and unelected bodies of the Iranian government. These sweeping victories were the result of a concerted effort by Iranian elites to create a reaction to the reformist policies proposed by the preceding president,…

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    Iran Strained Relationship

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    Since citizens of both countries have yearned for this change for years, the economic growth that will result will be beneficial for both countries (as well as others), and the recent circumstances provide excellent opportunities for mending the relationship, there is no reason why we should not ease the tensions between these two nations. Firstly, people of both the U.S. and Iran have yearned for this change for decades. During Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, he publicized that, if…

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    Russia Today, a Russian English speaking television show, showed the controversial campaign, comparing the President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, to President Obama. The political propaganda was up for debate a lot. Russians were furious that their government decided to spend billions of their funding just to make this ad campaign. A lot of current and past world leaders complained that what Russia's government did was unnecessary because this was taking billions away from their schools,…

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    Difficulties in the Middle East can be dated back to the Old Testament and Abraham and Sarai’s and their lack of faith to give them a child. The first conflicts between European’s and the Middle East first started with the Crusades trying to overthrow the Middle East between 1095 and 1250. At the end of World War II and the world found out about the Holocaust, gave a new argument for the Jews to have their own land. “The origins of the problems can be found in imperialism, poverty, government…

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    Iran Political Analysis

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    As the fifth President of Iran, he supported relations with other countries, freedom of expression and free market. Consider the first reformist president, he often had problems with the organizations that were strictly religious. His first concern was not religion in government which although clashed with many religious people, also showed that the 70% of the country that elected him believed that religion was not their number one concern. The next president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, although…

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    Post Revolution Iran

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    country. Since 1979, the clerical regime has strengthened its stranglehold on almost every sphere of Iranian peoples’ lives. The first phase of the revolution lasted from 1979 -1989 until the ayatollah’s death. This tumultuous period included killing off supporters of the previous regime, taking foreign hostages and fostering its zealotry across the Islamic world. This phase also saw an eight year conflict with Iraq that proved to be the Middle East’s bloodiest modern conflict. The second phase…

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    Incitement Research Paper

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    devoted to incitement to genocide in particular . One of the most well-known accusations of incitement to genocide in the literature was directed against the ex-Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. In a conference that was held in Tehran in 2005, the then fresh president Ahmadinejad called that Israel should be wiped off the map. Ahmadinejad's subsequent speeches included other different incendiary statements against Israel like: Zionist regime ... cannot Survive", "[cannot] continue its…

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