IRAN: Aftermath of Murder

"After black there is no color."

Hussein Fatimi, a National Front leader and editor, quoted this old Iranian saying last week, to describe the condition of his country. "That's where we are now. Nothing could be any worse than it is."

Fatimi had had a good deal to do with putting his country where it is. The violent crusade of the National Front for immediate nationalization of Iran's oil, the threats against those who disagreed, had brought political assassination back to Iran and had made Iran's Communists bold. Last week, under martial law after...

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