IRAN: Revolt

"Some day, perhaps soon, we tribesmen will tire of being tired, and then we will all turn to the Brother of Allah." To the Qashqai (pronounced gosh guy) tribesman, the Brother of Allah is his rifle. The warning was uttered by tall (6 ft. 2 in.), husky (220 Ibs.), handsome Mohamed Nasser Khan, 42, Khan of Khans, leader of southern Iran's warlike Qashqai nomads. They have always resisted attempts by a weak central government in Teheran to manage their affairs.

Last week Allah's Brother spoke. The Qashqai and neighboring Bakhtiari tribesmen fought Government forces along 140 miles of the Persian...

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