November 27, 2011

Iran Adopts 'Wait and See' Policy on Syria

Parisa Hafezi, Reuters

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A downfall of Assad could deal a strategic blow to Shi'ite Muslim-dominated Iran, where confrontation toward Israel remains one of its overriding foreign policy principle.

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