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Khomeini's Long Shadow

Author: Mohamad Bazzi, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies
June 21, 2010
Foreign Affairs

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Tehran's policies reflect only one interpretation of Shiite theology. Returning to the pre-1979 consensus among Shiite religious leaders may be the key to resolving the crisis in Iran.

Mohamad Bazzi is an adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and a journalism professor at New York University.

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