posted on Sep, 22 2009 @ 01:21 PM
Originally posted by stevegmu
reply to post by john124
Who will lead the revolution, if the opposition leaders are killed or jailed? The time for revolution has come and passed.
As I said before, the people of Iran are the leaders, not individuals, but large groups. Western media does not seem to understand this. Figures
like Mousavi and Karoubi aren't leaders, they follow the crowd.
With such large scale dissent, the regime can arrest as many as they want, and more protesters can just take their place. Eventually this will be
understood by all. Protests may not be all of the time, but people's dissent does not go away, the economy is terrible, jobs are few and Iranian's
cannot just get on with their life, as life is far from normal.
As I said before, because the regime is # scared of people holding green flags at any public event, the regime spends all of their time covering up
opposition turnouts (even at football matches), that they don't have time to govern properly. Therefore life cannot resume back to any form of
If the regime becomes desperate enough, they will probably use hezbollah to attack Israel, and would love Israel to attack them, as they might feel it
could legitimise them in the eyes of the few Iranian's who voted for them. This won't work for the regime either, as all outcomes and choices they
make will lead to their own downfall.
[edit on 22-9-2009 by john124]