The ‘Persian Spring’ – How the Libyan and Syrian Script Played Out in Iran

This is where grim possibilities come into play in the similarities between Libya and Syria and what is currently taking place in Iran.

Should the current disturbances eventually escalate into what would effectively be a proxy war on Iran, the regime change lobby will undoubtedly move towards calls for a Libya-style ‘humanitarian intervention’ to take place against the Islamic Republic.

The possibility that either Beijing or Moscow may decide to intervene should Western military action be taken against Iran is distinct, and therefore it is not just in Iran’s interest that the current disturbances are quelled as quickly as possible, but the entire world’s.

 

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