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The massive foreign and domestic debt of Iran during the Qajar dynasty led to this historical event.
The “White Revolution” was an attempt to rid Iran of the influence of this communist party.
This leader who spoke out in favor of nationalizing Iran’s oil fields was eventually undermined and exiled as a result of the CIA’s “Operation Ajax”
Iran has a long established tradition of political leadership being authoritarian, but not this.
This city south of Tehran is the basis of much of the regimes’ theocratic legitimacy and center of Islamic scholarship
Daily Double The Supreme Leader and other high ranking clerics have responsibility over the entire Shia community, also known as this.
This president is most responsible for the liberal reforms undertaken during the “Tehran Spring”
These are the last 3 presidents of Iran (in reverse order, start with the current one)
Of the 5 countries we have studied so far, Iran ranks here in GDP, GDP per capita, and HDI
Daily Double! These 3 institutions are the theocratic guardians of the Iranian state
What are the Supreme Leader, Expediency Council, and Guardian Council?
The Supreme Leader is often called this, a term for the chief interpreter of the sharia
These are all of the countries we have studied so far that have a president.
These are all of the countries we have studied so far that have a unitary system of government
These are all of the countries we’ve studied so far that use PR in their legislative elections (to any degree)
These are all of the countries we have studied so far that have strong trends of authoritarianism in their political culture
These are all of the countries we have studied so far in which the military currently plays an active role in policymaking