This is utter nonsense if we remember what was happening in Iran in 2009. The murder of Neda Agha-Sultan by a member of the Basij - Iranian shabiha - tells me everything I need to know about the political solutions that Tehran implements. We've had over fifteen thousand Neda Sultans in Syria for sixteen months now. I feel like I want to cry when I read things like this. Why is such rubbish being given this platform?
Sunday, July 08, 2012
So Iran wants a "political solution" in Syria?
OK, I'm going to stop reading the Guardian's CiF pieces for the day. They seem to really be scraping the barrel for commentators in Syria these days. I guess all we need now is to start seeing pieces by Lizzie Phellan or Sharmine Narwani on there. This poor chap thinks, "Iran is trying to broker a political solution in Syria". This is like saying Nazi Germany was trying to broker a political solution in Republican Spain. He goes on: