Iran’s Imperial Overreach

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As anti-government protests spread like wildfire threatening the Islamic Republic’s allies and proxies, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei faces a dilemma: use Iran’s scarce resources to stabilize regional protests or leave them to their own devices and risk a fight with the IRGC.

By Ali Alfoneh
Source: Arab Gulf States in Washington
Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square
Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 26. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

 

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