war on the rocks

Reacting to Demonstrations in Iran

January 3, 2018

Episode Notes:

Afshon Ostovar, assistant professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, talks with Jason about the Iranian government's reaction to widespread demonstrations. While some violence has occurred, the regime's response has been relative mild considering the political messaging of the protesters. Afshon believes that this will continue unless the protests grow in size, or move to Tehran.