Revolutions notoriously struggle to live up to their principles, and America and Iran are no exceptions.
—from the article "Reading Independence Day in Iran" by Wm. Scott Harrop and R.K. Ramazani
Though it is just over a month old, I found this comparison of American and Iranian revolutions to be still highly relevant as Ahmadinejad, now sworn in as president, attempts to control Iran’s international profile while "the world is watching."
Mitch Hanley, senior producer