Iranian protesters, Western advocates shouldn’t repeat mistakes of Syria, Libya

If disgruntled Iranians think the key to democratic reform is the murder of the incumbent leaders, they are reading the wrong handbook.

Some of those participating in the protests in Iran have been calling for the ouster, and even the demise, of leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, which Scott Taylor writes didn’t lead to favourable outcomes in other recent uprisings. Photograph courtesy of Khamenei.ir

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 12:00 AM

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