Iran Quotes

The West sees Iran as an important force in the gulf.
Force
Gulf
Important
Sees
West
In Iran, fundamentalism was fuelled to an extent by the regime of the Shah being supported by the West.
Being
Extent
Fundamentalism
Regime
Supported
West
In any authoritarian society, the possessor of power dictates, and if you try and step outside, he will come after you. This is equally true of Sovietism, of China and of Iran, and in our time it has happened a lot in Islam. The point is that it's worse when the authoritarianism is supported by something supernatural.
After
Any
Authoritarian
China
Come
Dictates
Equally
Happened
He
Islam
Lot
Our
Our time
The viral power of online media has proven how fast creative ideas can be spread and adopted, using tools like cellphones, digital cameras, micro-credit, mobile banking, Facebook, and Twitter. A perfect example? The way the Green Movement in Iran caught fire thanks to social media.
Adopted
Banking
Cameras
Caught
Creative
Digital
Example
Facebook
Facebook and twitter
Fast
Fire
Green
How
Ideas
The language of the land in the Parthian empire was the native language of Iran. There is no trace pointing to any foreign language having ever been in public use under the Arsacids.
Any
Been
Empire
Ever
Foreign
Foreign language
Having
Land
Language
Native
Pointing
Public
Trace
When the Romans in the last age of the republic came into immediate contact with Iran as a consequence of the occupation of Syria, they found in existence the Persian empire regenerated by the Parthians.
Age
Came
Consequence
Contact
Empire
Existence
Found
Immediate
Last
Occupation
Persian
Republic
Romans
The Americans invaded a country without understanding what eight years of a war with Iran had meant, how that traumatized Iraq. They didn't appreciate what they support for a decade of sanctions in Iraq had done to Iraq and the bitterness that it created and that it wiped out the middle class.
American
Appreciate
Bitterness
Class
Country
Created
Decade
Done
Eight
Had
How
Invaded
Iraq
It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain.
Abstain
Arabs
Blaming
Britain
Clear
Crystal
Down
Draft
Earthquake
France
Israel
Majority
Me

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