June 6, 2014

Khamenei's Iran Is Not Mao's China

Ali Alfoneh, The National Interest

The Associated Press

While Chairman Mao considered the Soviet Union, rather than the U.S., as the greatest threat to the survival of his regime, Khamenei constantly and consistently depicts the United States as the main enemy of the Islamic Republic, and the puppeteer of domestic opposition to his rule.

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TAGGED: Mao Tse-tung, China, Middle East, Iran, Ali Khamenei

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