Obama's Jimmy Carter Disaster

Excerpt: During the 1970s, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi - who had acceded to the monarchist governmental leadership role present throughout Iran's history - implemented economic, educational and social reforms. In the midst of these democratic reforms, the Shah and the Iranian people celebrated 2,500 years of Persian Monarchy. Thereafter, the Carter Administration, foolishly wielding a contorted rhetoric of "human rights," thoughtlessly encouraged the overthrow of the Shah and thereby hastened the arrival of an exiled and obscure cleric, Ayatollah Khomeini, and with him the Islamic Republic of Iran. This decision became one of the worst foreign policy blunders in America's history. Read More