By N. Nabavi
Negin Nabavi brings jointly essays written via specialists and students that make clear the numerous ameliorations that Iran has skilled within the thirty years lower than the Islamic Republic and speculate at the import of the advancements of 2009 and beyond.
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Extra info for Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement
However, the Green Movement has been unwilling to raise the question of regime change, because its aim has been to work from within the confines of the regime. In other words, I would like to argue that the Green Movement is rooted in and supported by the pluralism of the Islamic Republic’s institutions. A first point to consider is that the constitution of the Islamic Republic, with its series of revisions, created multiple centers of decision making with conflicting mandates and overlapping memberships since many in positions of power have multiple mandates.
The vaqf of the Imam Reza shrine specializes in agriculture, 26 FARIBA ADELKHAH animal husbandry, mining, agro-business, and various other activities. For their part, the Guards focus on construction companies, land-based- and port-infrastructure development, Islamic finance, in addition to the oil and gas sectors. There is nothing to suggest that the recent oil- and gas-trading activities of Astan-e Qods (since 2007), diminish the considerable comparative advantage of the Revolutionary Guards in these fields.
For example, Astan-e Qods, a vaqf foundation, has neither an affinity with, nor does it identify itself with the Mo’talefeh,17 which dominates the bazaar traders of Tehran and the Chamber of Commerce. In other words, the two movements follow parallel tracks, if only because of their different geographical bases. Astan-e Qods is thriving because of the vaqf of Imam Reza and the privileged role that the province of Khorasan POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE GREEN MOVEMENT 25 plays in import/export activities with Afghanistan.