Referring to November protests in Iran, Supreme Leader Ali Khameni posited that “people had demands. The enemy, who had prepared some agents, seized the opportunity and began the destruction… The agents of sedition tried to hide themselves among the people”. He further assessed that “those who abuse the demands of the people are usually linked to the enemy’s intelligence services. There are those who cover their faces and attack gas [stations] and wheat warehouses to set them on fire and try to destroy the infrastructure in the city – whether it is the people’s or the government’s property. Some may do such things in the excitement, but the main leaders are affiliated with foreign intelligence services”.
Receive the best source of conflict analysis right in your inbox.