Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

Saudi Arabia and Iran Share A Common Goal in Syria (2/3)

February 14, 2014

Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

Correcting the Mainstream Distortion of Iran’s 1979 Revolution

February 10, 2014

On the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian revolution, Scholar Hamid Dabashi explains why even though a diverse set of forces overthrew the brutal, CIA-backed Shah of Iran, in the end theocracy dominated, leaving Iran in the hands of plutocrats.

Saudi Arabia and Israel Linked in Opposition to Democratic Revolutions Throughout the Middle East (3/3)

February 10, 2014

Hamid Dabashi: The Iranian nuclear program is a distraction from the larger issues which face P5+1 nations and Iran, as well as the anti-democratic interests of Saudi Arabia and Israel in the region