IRAN: A Deal with The Orphans

Key compromise in Kurdistan

"A step backward, a mess, enough to make one nauseous." So said Shahpour Bakhtiar, the Shah's last Prime Minister, at a 90-minute press conference in Paris, where he emerged from a half-year of hiding to denounce the revolutionary government that toppled him in February after barely more than a month in office. Bakhtiar, who is on the regime's wanted list of former officials charged with high crimes, accused Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini of lacking "a master idea" for Iran and predicted that the waste and corruption under the Islamic...

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