“Bull” Connor and Iran’s Ayatollah

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe via email. Thanks for reading!While the huge protests in Iran were in full swing, I was in Birmingham, Alabama visiting the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.  I was struck by the idea that police chief Theophilus Eugene “Bull” Connor’s response to [...]

Keep Your Eyes on Iran’s Security Forces

In the midst of the current crisis in Iran, it would be easy to be thoroughly confused.  There is always a certain degree of fog in such a situation.
 
Protests can bring down regimes especially if the security forces disobey orders and/or go over to the side of the protestors or are not called on at [...]