Curious incident on the streets of Tehran

Gregory (Scotland Yard detective): "Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?"Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time."Gregory: "The dog did nothing in the night-time."Holmes: "That was the curious incident."I have been looking and looking in every news story about the demonstrations and counteractions by the Iranian regime that I can get my hands on. I have been looking for mention of the armed forces as an instrument of repression in Tehran. I can't find it. What I have come across are statements by various satraps, and reports of brutality by the Basij, the Iranian equivalent of the Nazi brownshirts.We have "security forces," Tehran police, and the Basij deploying at various intersections and plazas in order to break up anti-regime gatherings. We learn of the Basij riding around on motorbikes randomly shooting demonstrators and hitting others...(Read Full Post)