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Iranian Revolution


The crash, when it came, was caused by the oil embargo and the Iranian revolution, when the ayatollah took over from the shah.
Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  historic 1979 revolution that transformed Iran from a US-friendly monarchy to an anti-US Islamic republic (where government bodies are subordinate to the theocracy)
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Iranian Revolution Islamic Revolution of Iran
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  • The crash, when it came, was caused by the oil embargo and the Iranian revolution, when the ayatollah took over from the shah.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Moody had never pursued U.S. citizenship after he became embroiled in the turmoil of the Iranian revolution.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • "Marine Sergeant Ladell Maples reported that he was forced to record statements praising the Iranian revolution and told he’d be shot if he misspoke.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • But he seemed to have forgotten the past tensions between us and-despite his support of the Iranian revolution held good memories of America.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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  • His motivation was both simple and complex; he wanted to help two innocent victims of the Iranian revolution.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Iranian Revolution [8] , Iran hostage crisis [9] , Abu Ghraib [8] , 1973 Oil Crisis [9] , Arab-Israeli conflict [9] , Iran hostage crisis [9] , Iran-Iraq War [9] , intifada [9]
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