The Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Prove Trump Is Right About Iran

Iran-sponsored terror is the biggest threat in the Middle East.

Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventieth session 28 September 2015. United Nations, New York (UN Photo/Loey Felipe)
Iran prior to 1979’s Islamic Revolution. (photo: Nevit Dilmen)

Before and After: Iran 1979

Before 1979, everything was different in Iran. Few women donned the religious headscarf. Clothes were modern, for the times, if somewhat modest. Mixed groups of men and women were free to socialize. Women could vote, work, even hold office.

“The government derives its legitimacy from God, and proper government requires a radical Islamic reconstruction of society.” — Khomeini, recorded sermon.

Female revolutionaries, who were an integral part of the movement’s successful attempt to overthrow of the government, were then betrayed by their fellows.

The day 100,000 Iranian women protested the headscarf. On 8 March 1979, more than 100,000 women gathered on the streets of the Iranian capital to protest against the new Islamic government’s compulsory hijab ruling.

A Dystopian Future

Consider a thought experiment. Could something like this happen in the U.S.?

Meanwhile, in Iran

Iran spends, by some estimates, as much as billion dollars a year sponsoring terrorist efforts around the world. Efforts, it cannot be said enough, that kill more Muslims than any other demographic group.

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