Reyes, 5 million basiji, 500’000 IRCG and all these mullahs that rule them were not imported to Iran. They are Iranians and Shah had to control their kind in order to modernize the country. He did it with much more humanity than they are offering the rest of the Iranian people today. It has become fashionable to exaggerate and condemn his period by people who know very little about it.
Munich council upholds ban on Holocaust 'stumbling stone' memorials (AP)
from the article: Israeli row with Iran triggers memories of one-time ally