Perhaps somebody does but they're not telling us.
The anti-government rallies were also countered by equally massive pro-government demonstrations.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is the platypus of humanity's political evolution.
Someone blames what is happening in the United States and its allies in the region, a long time dream to crack the Islamic Republic from within. Conjecture from pundit after pundit.
Iranian protesters took to the streets in the cities of Tehran, Kermanshah, Shahrekord, Mashhad, Tabriz, Bandar Abbas, Ahwaz, Amol, Izeh, Arak, Zanjan, Kerman, Lahijan, Behbahan, Doroud, Khorramabad, Gorgan, Saveh, Malayer, Hashtgerd, Chabahar, etc.
Iran Protests, White House Strategy For 2018 It's Day 6 of anti-government protests in Iran and the death toll is rising.
"The enemy is always looking for an opportunity and any crevice to infiltrate and strike the Iranian nation", he added. Imagine if things get even uglier in Iran. From exile in Paris, the Ayatollah Khomeini called for the blood of the martyrs to water the tree of Islam.
Deputy Chief of Staff and Spokesman of Iran's Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his support for protests in Iran, warning of Washington's new plots. This is seen sacred connection with the terrorist attacks that were committed in June in Tehran.
But focusing solely on the pathologies of the system misunderstands the pragmatic relationship many Iranians have with their government, and how their daily interactions with the state, contentious or otherwise, shape the existing political framework.
For evidence look no further than the Iranian president himself.
Wrongly dubbed a "reformer" Rouhani is a conservative, dedicated to keeping Shia, Khomeiniist, Islamist rule intact.
"So far, we haven't seen the most aggressive methods of suppression, we haven't seen live fire, apart from in two instances, which demonstrates that the situation isn't so dangerous at the moment".
Iran's Revolutionary Court handles cases involving alleged attempts to overthrow the government.