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Understanding The Internal Political Dynamics of Iran – Part I

Understanding The Internal Political Dynamics of Iran – Part I

Following the 1979 revolution, two factions struggled over the political future of Iran. On one side was the Republican faction with various ideologies ranging from Secularism and Socialism to Communism, believing in legitimacy of government depending upon popular will. On the other side was the Theocratic faction. They believed legitimacy stands from the divine regulation. […]