Iran’s Domestic Upheaval Only Makes It More Dangerous

Iran’s Domestic Upheaval Only Makes It More Dangerous
A man holds up a poster of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as others wave the country’s flag during a demonstration at the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4, 2022 (AP photo by Vahid Salemi).

Despite a remarkable nationwide uprising that shows no sign of abating, Iran has not put its external policies on hold. While some onlookers may hope that the internal unrest and growing international isolation will hinder Iran’s troubling policies outside the country, the opposite may unfortunately be more likely.

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