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    • 28.02.12 | 18:11 (IST)

    This is when the Shah was toppled. The Ayatollah Khomeini led the revolution and therefore was able to install a new constitution which allows for some Democracy. Egypt, and the other Arab states are just slower moving. And since the Muslim Brothers did not lead the revolution, they will have a harder time coming up with a constitutional system that will embody their religio-political views but also allow for some democracy. I hope they are successful, but this is not a sure thing.

    from the article: Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker: Arab Spring headed to Iran
    First published 16:20 28.02.12 | Last updated 16:20 28.02.12
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