Iran Update
Volume: 2 - Issue:  12230 May 2011
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Iran Update



"Officers from Iran's notorious Quds Force have played a key role in Syria's crackdown since at least mid-April," Reports Washington Post on 28 May from US and allied officials.

Syrian regime is, with no doubts, a ruthless one but still very much in need of getting help from Tehran which is master of suppression and brutality. 

The Iranian regime on the other hand, feels an obligation to help Syrian President Assad, as it fears its own shakedown and demise.   Any change in Syria will have direct impact on the Iranian regime and the Iranian people who have long desired to free their country.

Change in Syria could also have impact on Tehran's support for Hezbollah. Syria has been the strategic rout for getting some of the logistics to Hezbollah.

However, the real fear for Tehran is the domestic situation. Assad's fall will further isolate the mullahs. Tehran rightly feels vulnerable. The fact that Iran is aiding regional dictators to stay in power, is another sign to its weakness in dealing with what is being called the Arab Spring.  And Iran will continue to stand in the way.

For the same reason it is time to get tough on the Mullah's and broaden sanctions and their worldwide isolation.


We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI). 


We recommend the following readings:

Iran Working on Nuclear Trigger
Iran Unplugs Internet
Iran aiding Syrian crackdown
Iran Working on Nuclear Trigger
The Trumpet

The argument that Iran's nuclear program is for peaceful purposes loses even more credibility.  Read On...

Iran Vows to Unplug Internet
Article Subheading

Iran is taking steps toward an aggressive new form of censorship: a so-called national Internet.  Read On...


See Also:

Iran Plans to Block Internet and Create Its Own

Iran reportedly aiding Syrian crackdown
The Washington Post
U.S. officials say Iran is dispatching increasing numbers of trainers and advisers - including members of its elite Quds Force - into Syria to help crush anti-government demonstrations that are threatening to topple Iran's most important ally in the region.  Read on...

Other Suggested Readings:


What can U.S. sanctions on Iran do?

Obama must support Iranian democracy movement  

VP European Union: Camp Ashraf displacement, a Call for Catastrophe 

Ahmadinejad vs Khamenei vs the will of the people 

Watchdog Finds Evidence That Iran Worked on Nuclear Triggers 

Avert a humanitarian catastrophe Mr President 

Catherine Ashton Calls for a Camp Ashraf Resolution 

British MPs, Peers urge UN protection for Camp Ashraf residents 

Amnesty International Report 

Execution of Two political prisoners in Isfahan 

Lawsuit Reveals Iran's Direct Involvement in 9/11 Plot

Thank you for your reading Iran Update. We welcome your comments.



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