Hossein Ziai: Have Hezbollah and Hamas turned their backs on Iran?

Hossein Ziai, then director of Iranian studies at UCLA and a professor in the department of Near Eastern languages and cultures, discusses the response by Hezbollah and Hamas to the current Iranian election protests. Prof. Ziai died Aug. 24, 2011.

Ziai is the inaugural chairholder of the Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Chair in Iranian Studies.

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