June 14, 2009
The next day or two will have a profound significance on U.S. foreign policy for years to come.
It may be that an Israeli airstrike becomes inevitable, or on the other hand a Tiananmen-style massacre creates an internal crisis which forces the leadership to turn inward and lessen Iran’s impact as a player in the region.
Juan Cole has some great writeups, but to follow the latest developments you should checkout Andrew Sullivan‘s and Josh Marshall‘s blogs. They are keeping close watch, with assists from their Farsi speaking readers and local bloggers.
Don’t bother watching the news networks, they’re asleep at the switch.