Dr. Mohammed Hamzepour, Chairman of Iranian American Patriots, is determined to take his country back from the mullahs. He wants to restore the glory and honor that was Persia. Iranian American Patriots link Iranian-Americans who live in the United States and promote Iranian traditional culture and customs. IAP encourages the Iranian-American community to participate in local, state and national elections and the political processes. Additionally, IAP has a project to build a palace of Cyrus The Great in order to promote historical Persian events and bring together Iranians in the Washington DC area.