Changes in the Iranian Political System after Khomeini's Death

  title={Changes in the Iranian Political System after Khomeini's Death},
  author={Mehdi Mozaffari},
  journal={Political Studies},
  pages={611 - 617}
  • M. Mozaffari
  • Published 1 December 1993
  • Political Science
  • Political Studies
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