Dec 16, 2011 | 13:32 GMT
Iranian schoolgirls wave their country's flag at a rally on the anniversary of Iran's Islamic revolution. Although much of Iran is Muslim, the country's has many different ethnoreligious groups.
(BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
This is the third in a series of monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.
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