Saturday, November 21, 2009

When the Iranian Clergy Switch Sides by Thomas Barnett

ARTICLE: Future Perfect, By Geneive Abdo, Newsweek , Nov 18, 2009

This fits nicely with the mullahs-have-lost-power scenario unfolding. Khamenei has so sold his soul to the Revolutionary Guard that the clergy are slowly coming to the conclusion that the faith would be better served detached from the government.

When this happens, a major portion of the clergy then switch over to the green movement and we get a Poland / Solidarnosc scenario that moves with great power.

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