A Fever Bordering on Hysteria

After five years, Khomeini still seems in full control of Iran's revolution

Through the streets of Tehran they streamed, the wounded and the widowed, old men and young in the blood-red headbands of the suicide squads, a quarter of a million in all. "Death to America! Death to Israel! Death to France! Death to Russia!" they chanted in unison as Ahmed Khomeini, 35, son of Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini, called for Islamic unity. Thunderous roars of approval arose as young victims of the war passed by on parade, swathed in bandages or seated in...

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