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Interview with Valiyan, Abdol-Azim

Educational background and early career; recollections of intelligence gathering activities and analysis in the military; reminiscences of service under General Riyahi; recollections of activities as the Director of the Land Reform Organization; interaction of various government agencies over the land reform issue; on the implementation of the land reform program; creation of a Land Reform Ministry and management of the land reform program; recollections of the meetings of the High Economic Council; impressions of the Shah and his leadership style; tenure as Governor of Khorasan.

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Abdol-Azim-Valian-APt-I Abdol-Azim-Valian-English


33pp. + summary + biographical note + supplementary material + ind

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