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Charlie Hebdo of France vs. the Iran's Ayatollah

Reader comment on item: The Revolt in Iran Lacks Leadership

Submitted by Robert (United States), Jan 12, 2023 at 10:26

Reality can be stranger than fiction, and is often less predictable. Nevertheless, we are required to anticipate the political future. It seems that a substantial majority has finally been provoked in opposing the Theocracy of Iran. France is now considering designating the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp. (IRGC) to be a terrorist organization, a position to which Iran strongly objects.

It appears that Ayatollah Khameini's status as close to the Prophet is being contested long distance, and effectively, judging by the regime's reaction.

And when (not if) Iran falls, Israel will have a new Secular (but Shia) friend in the Middle East.

We no longer live in a world which is not Globalized. Russia seems doomed to defeat in Ukraine. What effect this will have on its strategic role on Syria is very hard to predict.

And then there's Brazil, which moved to the Left from the pro-Israel Right under former President
Jair Bolsonaro. But will he return to office as PM Benjamin Netanyahu has? And what about our Donald Trump - will he return to office as President?

It seems that the trajectory is for Iran to become a Secular Republic, if the faculty of reason (in the long run) is a factor in the minds of men and woman, be they Iranians.


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