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The Protesters in Iran Need Real Help from Washington

Michael Singh

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Washington Post

January 2, 2018


The sign of a successful policy response will be its ability to remain relevant whether the demonstrations gather steam or subside.

It should come as little surprise that President Trump—fresh off repudiating President Obama’s nuclear deal—has taken the opposite tack of his predecessor and thrown his weight behind Iranian protesters. But the Trump administration faces the conundrum that has long stymied U.S. officials seeking to support dissidents abroad: What precisely can we do, beyond issuing statements?...

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