Iran’s Basij: The Reason Why Land or Civil War Inside Iran Is Impossible
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Iran’s Basij: The Reason Why Land or Civil War Inside Iran Is Impossible

Allow me to give a summary of my conversations with well-meaning Westerners since at least 9/11. Everyone: “Ramin, I’m so worried about Iran! I expect US troops to land in Tehran every time I turn on the news!” Me: “The Basij.” Everyone: “Ramin, the US invaded Afghanistan and Iraq – Iran is obviously next!” Me:…