What does Iran get for supporting al-Assad? - CNN.com | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Despite its own troubles, Iran may see that it has little choice but to step up support for the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad.

 

'The last thing Iran wants is a Sunni-dominated Syria that abandons the "axis" -- especially as the rebels' main supporters are Iran's Persian Gulf rivals: Qatar and Saudi Arabia.'