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2009-06-23 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iran Revolutionary Guards Say They'll Crush Protests
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Posted by Fred 2009-06-23 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6489 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Iran 

#1 A whiff of grapeshot.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2009-06-23 01:06||   2009-06-23 01:06|| Front Page Top

#2 Their problem is that they can not play two games with contradicting strategies. If they continue to provoke the outside world with threats and terrorism, that will eventually lead to an external response. By suppressing the population internally so clearly and forcefully, the very population they will have to swim among, in any external intervention in the future, will be hostile and be the eyes and ears of their enemy. Just remember the best trained army in the Muslim world is now on their doorstep. Keep sending those bombs and agents in across the border making 'friends' and influencing people.
Posted by Procopius2k 2009-06-23 07:51||   2009-06-23 07:51|| Front Page Top

#3 I don't see Iran getting better until there is a popular uprising; they tear down the existing structure and start over again. They need to clean house of the mullahs who have a stranglehold on the country.
Posted by JohnQC 2009-06-23 11:07||   2009-06-23 11:07|| Front Page Top

#4 The fact that the IRGC statement is not attributed to anyone is significant. The authorities have been arresting officers in the IRGC for several days. One of the arrested was the IRGC commander for Tehran (a war hero who lost an eye in the Iran-Iraq war).
Posted by Frozen Al 2009-06-23 18:52||   2009-06-23 18:52|| Front Page Top

#5 "...One of the arrested was the IRGC commander for Tehran (a war hero who lost an eye in the Iran-Iraq war)."

would make good movie
Posted by lord garth 2009-06-23 19:27||   2009-06-23 19:27|| Front Page Top

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