View Full Version : Iranís Policy In Syria and Iraq

11-11-2014, 02:29 PM
In 2011 when protests started in Syria Iran came to the aid of Bashar al-Assadís government. It didnít trust the armed forces so it helped create paramilitary groups to break up the protests and then battle the rebels. As the war intensified Iran brought in militias from Iraq, took over military strategy, and sent in not only its own advisers and fighters, but also those from Lebanonís Hezbollah. Iran is following almost the exact same script in Iraq today to counter the insurgency after it launched its summer offensive in 2014.

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