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CheckPoint: U.S./Iran Cultural Dichotomy
Resource: Ch. 1 of Intercultural Business Communication
Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum]
Read Case Study #3 on p. 18.
Justify both cultural perspectives—the American position that medical aid should not be withheld from a former ally and the Iranian position that the U.S. should hand over the shah to face trial and execution in Iran. If you want more information on this issue, conduct an information search regarding Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Muslim Students of the Imam Khomeini Line, or the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
Write 150 to 250 words from the perspective of each culture, focusing on opinions and not on events.