Islamic Fundamentalist Terrorism, 1979–95

The Iranian Connection

  • Authors
  • Edgar O’Ballance

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 1-16
  3. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 17-33
  4. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 34-57
  5. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 58-74
  6. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 75-98
  7. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 99-124
  8. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 125-144
  9. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 145-165
  10. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 166-182
  11. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 183-205
  12. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 206-212
  13. Edgar O’Ballance
    Pages 213-216
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 217-228

About this book


The Iranian Connection is the network of embassies and diplomatic staffs spread throughout the world that support Islamic Fundamentalist terrorism, controlled by 'Dept 15', in Tehran, the Iranian government denying all implication. When he came to power in 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini used terrorism to consolidate his position, realised its potential, and exploited it to further his dream to 'March to Jerusalem', by assassinating his enemies, supporting like-minded national terrorist groups, causing huge explosions at Israeli embassies, organising aircraft hijacking and hostage-taking. The Iranian Connection is supporting insurrection in Algeria and the Israeli Occupied Territories, the object being to install governments that will rule according to the Koran and Muslim custom.


government Israel revolution terrorism

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1997
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-39707-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-37606-9
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