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Ayatollah Khomeini
Opinion  /  Published 12.01.21

Troubled legacies: storming of Capitol Hill

In early 1979, the US-backed Pahlavi regime was overthrown in Iran, bringing Ayatollah Khomeini to power. In November '79, Americans in the US embassy in Tehran were taken hostage; a month later, ...
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