in May 1982 and held the position until August 1990. He is living abroad, in exile, since May 1983. He is married to Saba and has got one son, 29. Farrokh Negahdar is a well-known left politician and influential political activist and theorist, who has got interests in the area of decision science, policy process and policy analysis. A selection of his works, which covers the period of 1990-1997, is published in ‘Democracy for homeland.