Friday April 3, 2020

Khomeini: a baleful ghost with a clenched fist

Khomeini’s Ghost, By Con Coughlin, Macmillan, €13.25.

14th March, 2009

Khomeini’s Ghost, By Con Coughlin, Macmillan, €13.25.

The Iranian army general could not believe what was happening.

As one of the Shah’s top military men, he was used to having his orders obeyed. When the young revolutionary told him that a new regime had taken over and he was under arrest, he stepped forward and slapped the boy’s face.

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