Lawmaker urges divestment from Iran

“By passing this bill we would be making a clear statement to Washington that Kansas stands with Israel.”


Corruption of Popular Sentiment

During my Modern Middle East history class, I analyzed the 1979 Iranian Revolution as told by Marjane Satrapi in her graphic novel “Persepolis.”

“The regime of Muhammad Reza Shah became a symbol of Western intervention and method of government. In reaction to this a reformist movement within the country appealed to the unique Islamic cultural heritage of the Iranian people in order to establish a republic alongside the existing monarchy.”