“The Iranians have always figured out how to beat the system. . . . Even Iranians who are opposed to this government, even Iranians who are opposed to the Islamic Republic, don’t really wanna return to being a client state of the United States.” — Hooman Majd
This video is part of Alborz’s open-ended documentary project, People You Think You Know. Go to www.peopleyouthinkyouknow.com to see other documentary videos by Alborz. Hooman Majd is the author of The Ayatollah Begs to Differ. See, also, Hooman Majd, “Think Again: Iran’s Green Movement: It’s a Civil Rights Movement, Not a Revolution” (Foreign Policy, 6 January 2010).