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The Islamic Revolution turns 35

After so many years, has the Revolution in Iran achieved its goals?

Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 19:42
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The Islamic Revolution turns 35

After so many years, has the Revolution in Iran achieved its goals?

Millions of Iranians are celebrating the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Many see the large crowds that turned out to mark the occasion as a reaffirmation of the ideals of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic.

On Inside Story we ask: how do young Iranians today see the revolution? And has it delivered on its promises?

Presenter: Sami Zeidan
Guests: Mohammad Marandi, professor of political science at Tehran University
Shahriar Shahabi, an Iranian businessman and tech entrepreneur
Mohsen Milani, the executive director of the Center for Strategic & Diplomatic Studies at the University of South Florida

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