Forty years ago the Islamic revolution profoundly changed the nation of Iran and the region around it. Commemorating the anniversary, Iranian leaders have channeled that revolutionary zeal, remaining bellicose and defiant about the country’s role in the world.
Last Saturday armed gunmen opened fire in the Iranian city of Ahvaz at a military parade marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the Iran-Iraq war.
MEPC's Executive Director Dr. Thomas R. Mattair recently did an interview with Newsy to discuss the reimposition of U.S. sanctions against Iran and what impact this will have on the Iranian economy. You can watch the interview below: