Essays Tagged: "Ruhollah Khomeini"

America-Iran Relationship

nservative Muslims began to align themselves against the Shah. His opponents united under Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, an Islamic cleric, who orchestrated a government overthrow while living in exile ...

(8 pages) 161 0 4.2 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Islamic Civ - Covering Islam

inian-American scholar, argues that one "can readily equate Islam with almost any Muslim: Ayatollah Khomeini is the readiest candidate for this but so too are the railing Muslim mobs of Karachi, or Ca ... uired" (Covering Islam, 43). Regardless of the actual definition of fundamentalism, or the goals of Khomeini and the Iranian Revolution, it is easy to label one as a fundamentalist and proceed to atta ...

(11 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Irranian Revolution

l role in the fall of Mohammed Raza Shah's government and facilitate the rise to power of Ayatollah Khomeini.Americans had long been wary of Soviet communism and concerned about Russian leader Joseph ... human rights groups worldwide. The Shah used the Savak to quash any political opposition.Ayatollah Khomeini was an Iranian religious leader and prominent critic of the Shah. "In 1941, Khomeini publis ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History