Iran’s regime trying to manage protests it can’t contain -analysis

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Iran’s regime trying to manage protests it can’t contain - analysis
If Iran suppresses the demonstrations more it could create a chain reaction in which the protests get worse.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Published: OCTOBER 9, 2022

Facing weeks of unprecedented protests, Iran’s regime is now in a bind. If it suppresses the demonstrations more it could create a chain reaction in which the protests get worse because the people’s anger grows over a crackdown. On the other hand if the regime appears weak and doesn’t do anything the protests may create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for people to feel free from the regime’s grasp and then push for the regime to fall. Iran’s regime is smart and sophisticated. It has survived for decades ruling over a country in which many people despise it.

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