Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Ethnic Instability of Iran

Mike Konrad

Avoiding all political correctness, there are some ancestral reasons that Iran should have been easy to deal with. However, the last administration coddled the mullahs in Iran and let opportunity fly away. It may be too late to do anything about it right now; however, later on, after Iran is in pieces, there could be a basis for change. Iranians (historically called Persians) are not Arabs. Iran (Persia) was home to a set of rather mighty empires, most notably the Achaemenid Empire, which fell to Alexander, then later on the Parthian and Sassanid Empires, which kept the Roman Empire at bay until Emperor Heraclius (Bzyantine/East Roman Empire) finally defeated them in A.D. 628. To put it bluntly, and politically incorrectly, the Persians were not Semites, but Indo-Europeans. To those unaware, Indo-Europeans are those peoples who came out of the Caucasus area, hence the term "Caucasian." Most moved west into Europe; a noticeable few went eastward into Iran, northern India, and Xingjiang, China (the Uyghurs). Persians are essentially Europeans who went the wrong way............More

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