DiscoverLex Fridman Podcast#334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nuclear Weapons
#334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nuclear Weapons

#334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nuclear Weapons

Update: 2022-11-0252
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Abbas Amanat is a historian at Yale specializing in the modern history of Iran. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

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OUTLINE:

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(00:00 ) – Introduction

(06:18 ) – Mahsa Amini protests in Iran

(24:35 ) – Propaganda

(42:13 ) – Iranian culture

(59:02 ) – Violent suppression of protests

(1:20:31 ) – Islamic Revolution

(1:38:14 ) – CIA in Iran

(1:54:30 ) – Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini

(2:25:26 ) – Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

(2:33:21 ) – Nuclear weapons

(2:41:38 ) – Israel

(2:56:18 ) – Putin

(3:03:50 ) – Future of Iran

Comments (3)

Joe Tunes

Many things left unsaid especially for a non Iranian audience even Iranians living abroad

Nov 9th
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M.A.

Barbarian and cruel dictators will remain in power without foriegn intervention. period! Kim Jung NK Bashar Assad Syria Khamenei Iran Saddam Iraq : US overthrew him Gaddafi Lybia : Nato and France overthrew him

Nov 4th
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Bahar

One of the slogans is "mijangim,mimirim Irano pas migirim" which means "we fight, we die we take Iran back"

Nov 4th
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#334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nuclear Weapons

#334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nuclear Weapons

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