Sunday, November 04, 2012

A tribute to the Shah of Iran in the Economist

Ahmet sent me this:  "Asad, Its ME coverage is degrading by the day, look at the glibness in this book review : "For all his faults, the shah was no butcher. After a year of protests, he fled his people rather than mow them down. (The revolution was marked by relative restraint on both sides; thousands died, not tens of thousands.)""