Watch: Experts look back on Iran’s 1979 revolution and the US response

Pro-Khomeini demonstration in Mashhad - 1978. Source:

Iran’s revolution shook the world in 1979. Forty years later, Brookings experts Suzanne Maloney and Bruce Riedel look back on the rise of the Islamic Republic and explore what the revolution means for today’s volatile Middle East and U.S. relations with Iran.