Khomeini's Ghost by Con Coughlin
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Khomeini's Ghost Summary
In February 1979, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Tehran after nearly
fifteen years in exile and received a hero's welcome. Just as the new world
order sought to purge the communist ideologies of the Cold War, the religious
doctrine of Islamic fundamentalism emerged to pose an even greater threat to
post-Iron Curtain stabilityand Khomeini would mastermind it into a revolution.
Khomeini's Ghost Reviews
"Coughlin offers a serviceable biography of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, a brief history of his reign and an even briefer history of Iran in an account that is regrettably taciturn on his continuing influence." - Publishers Weekly.
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Con Coughlin Author Biography
Con Coughlin, one of Britains leading journalists, is the executive foreign editor of the Daily Telegraph and a world-renowned expert on the Middle East. He is the critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller Saddam: His Rise and Fall. He appears regularly on television and radio in the United States, and has been a frequent political commentator on CNN, NBC, and MSNBC. He has also written for The Spectator, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic Monthly. He lives in London.
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