With Iran back in the headlines, Brookings reviews the extreme economic and political challenges of…
With Iran back in the headlines, Brookings reviews the extreme economic and political challenges of the regime.
Iran’s dire, yet (for now) navigable straits
While the regime faces a significant challenge, it is premature and misguided to claim that Iranians are moving towards regime change. It is safe to assume that despite the apparent stresses to the system and apparent increasing distress in the halls of power, the regime is in no immediate danger.