"Reading Lolita in Tehran" Azar Nafisi Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics.
A great adventure into Iran. The search for Hassan was deeply moving because of the close connection the Ward family had with Hassan and his wife. The history and mythology of this ancient country was remarkable.
Epic Poetry, Absurdist Fiction, and Modern Memoirs: 10 Essential Books to Read on Iran
“I think you’ll concede that Saddam was the greatest counterbalance to Iran, and they were empowered by his fall,” Carlson said.<br><br>He thought wrong.<br><br>“I think your analysis is simpleminded, frankly,” Bolton said.<br><br>Bolton added, “Life is complicated in the Middle East. When you say ‘the overthrow of Saddam Hussein was a mistake,’ it’s simplistic.”<br><br>And then the two engaged in a passive-aggressive standoff to close out the segment.<br><br>“I would argue that I’m the one…