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Benjamin Brown

Benjamin Brown is a third-year Government and History major pursuing a certificate in UT's Elements of Computing program. Hailing from the modest beach-side community of Port Aransas, Texas, he has long been enamored with international affairs, American culture, and sociopolitical history. Much of his writing is motivated by a desire to frame issues in a historical or philosophical context.

The Islamist Revolution: A Farce in Farsi

From the mythic princes of Persia to the rogue, anti-American gesturing of the Islamist regime, Iran has long been distant, mysterious, and inaccessible to Americans. Benjamin Brown contextualizes the Islamist Revolution and constructs a portrait of Iran that differs from its belligerent presentation in Western media.