The West Should Be Ready for All Scenarios in Russia and Iran

The West Should Be Ready for All Scenarios in Russia and Iran
Detained demonstrators inside a police bus during a protest against a partial military mobilization near Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Sept. 24, 2022 (AP photo).

The sudden regime failures of the Shah of Iran and the USSR should be kept in mind when examining the self-inflicted disasters that Moscow and Tehran are currently struggling with. The West should remain cautious before making firm predictions that either will collapse, but prepare for a range of outcomes if they do.

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