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The much-publicized leap forward only fostered disappointment and frustration after the sudden crisis. 51 “I too was aware of a certain malaise,” Empress Farah recalled, “On 21 March of 1976, we were celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Pahlavi dynasty. Particularly on that day I felt that something had changed between the people and the monarchy; I could feel it in my bones, like a sudden icy wind. ”52 Suddenly, the Pahlavis were celebrated without affection or spontaneity in Iran. By late 1976, signs of unrest emerged in Iran’s three major religious centers: Mashad, Isfahan, and Qom.
There can only one spokesman in foreign policy—and that spokesman has to be the Secretary of State. The NSC advisor should be a first-class clerk, but he cannot be a public spokesman. ”56 To refute the doubts and apprehension concerning Vance and Brzezinski’s rivalry and its impact on foreign policy, Carter was forced on several occasions to publicly assert his authority and leadership on the issue. 57 4 Chapter 2 A Failed Atatürk : The Shah and Iran in 1977 A s the Iranian Revolution reached its peak in December 1978, Paul B.
For them, the projects of Rastakhiz and Great Civilization were hollow propaganda concepts that lacked substance. As such, they were not enough to counterbalance the appeal of Marxist and Islamic organizations that captured students’ imaginations. 21 Increasingly confident and paternalistic, the Shah announced the end of exploitation in Iran and the establishment of a classless society. Workers were promised a share in the ownership of factories. 22 In meetings with Western leaders, he lectured them on maintaining a firm posture as the only way to avoid anarchy.