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Potential Contraindication of Iranian Islamic Regime's Political Future

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Oct 9, 2021 at 23:33

While we read of and attempt to understand why the Iranian Islamic Regime's hold on the lands of the former Persian empire in these modern times, we see that while the totalitarian regime still bears considerable control while the apparent desires of the people are in great discontent, what does this tell the world that is unable to contend with the increasing threat of a nuclear Islamic power contender. Even under international pressure, the nuclear material continues to be built up, all the while we hear fables of setbacks from unnamed sources. Undergirding the build-up is the continuous proxy battleground battles on both the northern and southern frontiers of Israel, the specifically identified target of almost all of the Iranian Islamic Regime's unrelenting hostilities. America's 46th Administration's former posture as an ally of Israel is no longer considered as formidable as it once was; and definitely Leader Raisi appears as defiant as ever, even when facing the contentions of Vienna; or wherever he decides to defend his nuclear posture.
As this is being written, we read that Iran's first president after deposing the Shah has passed. In reviewing his legacy of attempting to build an Iran in potentially a more popular government, the Ayatollah took advantage of the opportunity to impose the more Islamically driven ideology and form the Iranian Islamic Regime we see today. This reminds of the basis of this forum's contention, that Islam will manipulate its influences anywhere it can and like Afghanistan, such takeovers are the rule and not the exception. Under these circumstances, there should be no expectation that Iran will return to any of its former forms of government, especially as it appears to gain more momentum towards its nuclear ambitions.

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