On Thursday, protests broke out throughout the Islamic Republic
of Iran against the government. The Iranian…
However, this is not the first time these protests occurred. In
2009, early in the presidency of Barack Obama, there was a revolt known as the
“Green Revolution.” The Iranian people took to the streets aiming for regime
change, and the revolt lasted almost two weeks. Sadly, the revolutionaries were
defeated, thanks largely to Obama’s decision to sit it out, de facto taking the
side of the extremist Mullahs.