July 9, 2012
West's Iran Sanctions Fuel Syrian Bloodshed
Meir Javedanfar, The Diplomat
International envoy Kofi Annan has arrived in Syria to boost efforts to settle the current Syria crisis. With the bloodletting continuing unabated, the international community should remember that Iran is deeply involved in the Syrian crisis. Iran is Assad’s biggest ally and financial backer, and Iran's elite military force, the Revolutionary Guard Quds Force, has been present in Syria to assist Syrian security forces.
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