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Out of Protest, a Revolution

Jun 25, 2009
Writer and religious scholar Reza Aslan joins Jon Stewart to discuss what he sees as a major shift in Iran: What once was a battle over fraudulent election results has become a revolution over the future of the Islamic Republic. Check out the interview on Wednesday night's "Daily Show."

Iranian Newspaper Blasts Ahmadinejad

Nov 22, 2007
In what may be a sign of turning tides within Iran, a powerful paper in Tehran, The Islamic Republic, published an editorial Wednesday slamming President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's treatment of his political opponents -- an auspicious critique, considering the paper's close ties with Ayatollah Khamenei.