Iran Since the Revolution Introduction Iran is one of the most interesting countries in the world. It has been described as the “last theocracy after the destruction of the Taliban in Afghanistan”(Palmer,2005,p.279). The nature of this theocracy is interesting because Iran does have an elected President but, the real power of the Iranian State rests in the hands of a single religious leader. In “The Political Economy of Political Power of the Islamic Regime in Iran” Siavash Abghari states, “Political structure in Iran concentrates power in the hands of one person, the Supreme religious leader”(Abghari,2007,p.248). The centralized government of Iran also means that it has a centralized or command economy. In The Reform of Housing in Eastern...The end:
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