Why Iran is Helping Syria
People will usually prefer to have supportive friends during any moment of difficulty. During the entire warring period in Syria, Iran has remained steadfast and committed to be a supportive and dependable Syrian ally. There has been great value attached to the presence of Iran in Syria. In as much as the two countries may not have many common interests in pursuance, it should be noted that Iran in Syria is purely a partnership between two governments that are seeking to ensure stability in the affected country. There is no question on the nobility and boldness shown by Iran in choosing to help Syria in these trying moments.
Syria’s ally, Iran, has continuously provided essential military support over the years. The use of air in delivering these essential has been popular among the Iranians. Iran has also chosen to provide further security and intelligence information to Syria. It is clear that they do offer military weapons and other primary military necessities to the Syrians too. The Syrians have been able to receive financial aid from the Iranians. These security and military support offered to the Syrians has made them a little bit stronger. Iran has shown unwavering support for existence of peace among other countries by allowing its military to go out and help affected nations. For this reason, Iran has shown growth in its expeditionary missions. This move by Iran has made it possible for the current head of state not to be overthrown. This move has been noted as a move of honor that aims at maintain the rights of the people of Syria. Such support has resulted in the advancement of the Iranian economic, social and political agenda.
Foreigners hardly have the courage to support a local regime. Iran has actually shown support for pro-government militias in Syria. These groups of militias have welcomed the idea of Iran being Syria’s ally. This move has eliminated hurdles for Iranian operation within Syrian borders. Syrian moderate and extremist factions have further been fought by Iranians. The journey to stability is shortened by defeating such factions. This is not dependent on the person that takes over the government.
The aim of Iran is to ensure that a corridor has been created from Iran to Lebanon. Iraq and Syria will have to allow the corridor to go through them. This corridor is a direct link to the Mediterranean. It will allow for the easy and convenient movement of Iranian-allied soldiers, Iranian soldiers and weapons. This will actually help in the realization of the growth of both Syria’s ally, Iran, and Syria itself. By this, it would be even more beneficial for Iran as it will further grow her influence in the region.
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