What Washington Can Do To Support Iran’s Protesters
Even before the widespread anticlerical protests in Iran, President Trump made clear what he thinks of the regime. In recent days, he has even gone so far as to support those Iranians protesting the regime, in stark contrast to President Barack Obama’s desperate attempt in 2009 to curry favor with their oppressors.
Yet matching rhetoric with action has bedeviled Trump’s predecessors for decades. Confronting the mullahs is more important than ever at this moment. Here’s how Trump can prove to the mullahs he isn’t bluffing.