. . . and Hashemi’s hopes for a palace coup.
* For the social and political character of the Green Wave, consult Iran’s Last Marxist Nasser Zarafshan: Setareh Derakhshesh, “Interview with Dr. Nasser Zarafshan and Farrokh Negahdar” (VOA Persian, 6 January 2010).
22 Bahman 1388 / 11 February 2010