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Khomeinist Paranoia of Furry Proportions

The current wave of executions is the largest to be visited on Iran in the same time span since 1984, and the largest purge of universities since Khomeini launched his “Islamic Cultural Revolution” in 1980 has also been launched.
But the madness turned even more bizarre recently when the authorities captured four squirrels, on grounds they had been rigged with “espionage devices” by Americans in Iraq and smuggled into the Islamic Republic. (Amir Taheri, “Domestic Terror in Iran,” The Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2007)  

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