Contesting the Iranian Revolution as a Turning-Point Discourse in Bahraini Contentious Politics

Marc Owen Jones
  • DOI: 10.2307/j.ctvvnh8v.8

Why the Iranian role in Bahrain has been exaggerated

What is it about?

Numerous commentators have exaggerated the impact of the Iranian revolution on the minds and behaviours of Bahrainis. This looks at the history in Bahrain during 1979 and dispels those myths.

Why is it important?

Challenges hegemonic discourses that seek to demonize Iran ahead of examining the truth.


Dr. Marc Owen Jones
Hamad bin Khalifa University

Dispels myths and propaganda about the effects of the Iranian Revolution on the Arab World

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