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Decisive Battles: Declassified: Ayatollah Khomein

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  • Format: Closed-Captioned, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 50 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Television Networs
Before the world heard of Osama bin Laden, there was Ayatollah Khomeini--at the time, the most radical Muslim leader of the 20th century, who challenged the world's ''infidels'' in the name of Allah.

With the takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran, Iran and the capture of 52 hostages, Khomeini and his followers launched a murderous Islamic revolution. In time, his inspiration would lead to coups, terrorist bombings, hijackings, and assaults against a demonized West. For some faithful Muslims, his rise became the inspiration for political rebirth.

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