Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

Although the 1997 election of Mohammad Khatami as president of Iran is widely considered a political watershed, an intriguing question remains unanswered: Why did such a grassroots intervention not occur earlier? What had changed to unite Iran’s heterogeneous interests and constituencies at this particular historic moment? [1]

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Kaveh Ehsani "Municipal Matters," Middle East Report 212 (Fall 1999).