As Iraq’s Shiite Muslims emerge from Saddam’s shadow, we go inside neighboring Iran to examine a government they may emulate – one that adds a splash of Democracy to a religious theocracy


  • Mahnaz Afkhami Executive Director, Women’s Learning Partnership and Foundation for Iranian Studies; also former Iranian Minister of State for Women's Affairs
  • Muhammad Faghfoory Professor of History and Islamic Studies, George Washington University and Mary Washington College
  • Afshin Molavi Fellow, The New America Foundation; also author of "Persian Pilgrimages: Journeys Across Iran"

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