Practical Steps to Help Along Iran's Next Revolution

Iran has been shaken by repeated bouts of popular unrest ever since its Islamic Revolution overthrew Shah Reza Pahlavi in 1979. Unfortunately, none of its periodic outbursts of instability have led to permanent political change in Iran. Fortified by its cohesive clerical elite and the coercive muscle of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the regime has been able to repeatedly suppress its disorganized opposition. Could this time be any different?