Saturday, June 11, 2005

Wrong Way Revolution

An insightful post by Regime Change Iran on the Times article that looks back at the student movement and American Embassy siege back in 1979

Looking Back

Several interviews with former Amir Kabir University student leaders of the siege and hostage taking, and their perspective on what it has brought Iran.

Here is what one had to say:

One said: My friends and I sit around at night talking about the violent protests of 1979. We say, Hey, you remember when you started fighting with the police or did such and such in this street or that? Yeah, you idiot, look where it got us.

It has gotten them a Hard Line Fundemental Clerical Dictatorship............