Iran Opposition Lacks Resolve to Oust Regime, Says Ex-President
Busines Week / Ladane Nasseri
31-Mar-2010 (2 comments)

Iran’s opposition movement lacks the resolve and mass support needed to overthrow the country’s clerical regime, said Abolhassan Bani-Sadr, the Islamic republic’s first president.

In 1979, when Bani-Sadr helped lead the revolution that overthrew the Shah, “the young generation was determined to get rid of the monarchy,” the former president said in an interview at his home in Versailles, France. “Today’s opposition supporters are hesitant and confused as to what they are fighting for,” he said. “They are caught between what they desire and what they think is attainable.”

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Darius Kadivar

It's An Honest Assessment on behalf of Banisadre ...

by Darius Kadivar on

I applaud his honesty on this subject.

Just one curiosity ... How the Devil did he end up Choosing Versailles The Capital of French Kings as his new home ?






and, he has the Resolve?

by fussygorilla on

Sitting in Paris and questionint the "resolve" of others?

let us see Banisadr return to Iran and LEAD with RESOLVE, an opposition there.  He should be ashamed of himself for even talking publicly after escaping like a chicken instead of standing up for his principels (if he had any).

by the way, how has he been supporting himself all these years? How much did he steal from Iran when he ran away?