Published in 2012. But, the Iranian political system has only gone from bad to worse. A young educated Iranian commented: “It is the duty of the government to impose democracy in Iran.” Some democracy à l’iranienne!
The Islamic Republic of Iran is a failed state. Democracy is a matter of concern to each and everyone. Only the Iranian people can forge the path to a constitutional democracy. We have missed the point: there is not such a thing as a credible opposition movement and even a nascent pragmatic vision for our future.