Tehran’s paranoia over opposition Free Iran rally in Paris, July 2016

 

Free Iran Rally in Paris, July 9, 2016

Free Iran rally in Paris, July 2016

For years, the Iranian regime has been peddling the notion that no viable opposition exists in Iran. In its relations with foreign governments, Tehran downplays the existence of a viable opposition, in particular suggesting that the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, PMOI (MEK), has no major standing among Iranians and poses no serious threat. As such, for a long time Tehran opted the line of trying to ignore the PMOI and the National Council of Resistance of Iran ( NCRI ). This argument intended to convince its interlocutors that the only realistic policy options are either appeasing Tehran or waging a full-fledged external war. And given the tragic experiences of recent history in the Middle East, Iran’s mullahs remain confident that appeasement looks like the more attractive option…

Source: Tehran’s paranoia over opposition Free Iran rally in Paris, July 2016

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