Campus Watch in the Media
Ahmadinejad's Academics [incl. Richard Bulliet, Hamid Dabashi, Juan Cole]
What a difference a popular uprising makes.
It seems like just yesterday that the Middle East studies establishment was busy defending Iran's theocratic regime and its president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from the alleged predations of U.S. and Israeli foreign policy. Yet in the wake of the unrest in response to the stolen election, suddenly American academics have succumbed to intellectual honesty and moral clarity. Despite the best efforts of the Iranian regime to drum up conspiracy theories blaming the West for the uprising, the Iranians themselves have taken center stage.Note: Postings in "Campus Watch in the Media" do not necessarily reflect the views of Campus Watch.
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