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A Conflicted Iran

Reader comment on item: Iranians ♥ America, But ...
in response to reader comment: Post mullah pro American exuberance will have a short shelflife much like Iraqi/Afghan gratitude for liberation from tyranny

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jun 19, 2012 at 11:25

The previous observations by Shishir from the UAE are interesting and provide some insight, even if anecdotal, such that one may wonder why Iran appears in the historical setting we are experiencing at this moment. It does appear that the people are, in fact, under an influence of a power that so many still do not understand or are mesmerized by, or in some instances, are in collusion with a like minded ideological bent that drives towards a goal long-ago set before those who would seek world domination. The people, some in common consent with the government, others not so inclined, are set to go along on a trip with destiny and none are prepared for what happens when arriving at the destination.

Skipping to the observation that the conflicting parties in the United States appear to be oblivious to what is transpiring before their very eyes makes for an analysis that is as conflicted as the internal politics suggests. Make no mistake about the direction the current American Administration is taking the country-diverging from the original intent of its origins and Constitutional authority towards a more autonomous executive managed socialist institution that will use whatever means, even alliances not readily seen, to advance a globalist agenda. Remember, Candidate Obama said that without preconditions, he would have entertained the idea of meeting with the Iranian leadership.

Israel is a different thing altogether. While it may appear that some in the Israeli government have varying views about how to deal with Iran under the existent threat, Israel should not be underestimated, if for no other reason than the same power that reestablished Israel as a nation against mounted odds and maintained her throughout the decades under the shadow of Islamic intimidation will continue to provide for the destiny of Israel to its ultimate result. There are some in Iran that do understand that, even in the face of President Ahmadinejad's threats.

Understanding the conflict that the Iranian people are faced with is material to the situation in Syria, a battle joined covertly by the Iranian government which has all the indications of going ballistic and involving more players than now seen; so much so that the Iranian people might understand why they lost the power of the Khosros' and empire status and were found to suffer their conflicts as a people under the subsequent powers that merely wanted a population to subjugate for selfish reasons. Does that sound familiar?

So while we might speculate on an attitude of the Iran people towards the Americans, a reluctance to make it anything more than a desire to have some of the liberties Americans still retain should be measured against the internal thinking as represented by the Iranian this reader has spoken with; that an American style government is not necessarily the replacement Iranians would want away from the control of the mullahs; but then again there is the inference that the mullahs are using Islam for subjugation and that might be the resentment that is being projected.


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