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Guardians of the revolution

Posted by alanmirs on August 13, 2009

Books of The Times

Into the Eye of a Storm


Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, center, with Ali Larijani, left, and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Among such “slights,” of course, none loom larger than America’s, not least the C.I.A.-backed
1953 coup that overthrew Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh and the
mistaken 1988 shooting-down of Iran Air Flight 655, in which 290 people
perished. Great Satanism — the weekly vilification of the United States
at Friday prayers — has been a pillar of the revolution since the shah
was overthrown

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