"I think only about the consequences of a war. If the war has good consequences, let it be," said another student, Mohammad. "We're not protesting like European students. We don't have a democratic government like they do. We're not acting like them because we're not in European shoes."Yet there are those in Iran who are worried:
Politically incorrect attitudes on campus are not helping calm the nerves of the country's conservative leadership, which appears genuinely concerned at the implications of "regime change" next door.Encircled, eh? Who could possibly have anticipated that result?
"The regime feels encircled. There are US troops to the east in Afghanistan, to the north in Uzbekistan, to the south in the Gulf states and now Iraq."