Why Iran is Helping Syria
All living human beings will find comfort in the arms of their 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. Iran is helping Syria in so many ways just by being present. Iran in Syria is not due to the presence of too many common interests between the two but rather it is a sort of partnership between two governments that want to ensure that their people are safe from any effects of war. 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. Iran has had these military supplies done by air, primarily. Additionally there has been security and intelligence support from Iran. They as well provide military weapons and necessities to Syria. Financial support is also granted to a certain level. These security and military support offered to the Syrians has made them a little bit stronger. Iran has volunteered in allowing its own military to go out of its borders to ensure calm and peace among countries that have been affected by war. For this reason, Iran has shown growth in its expeditionary missions. The moves by iran have ensured that the Syrian head of state remains in power. This has been observed as a noble move that is fully behind the rights of the people of Syria. By this Iran has advanced both its economic and political agenda as well as social itinerary too.
The move to support a local regime by an outsider is usually one that demands lots of boldness. Pro-government militias in Syria have received extensive support from Iran. Iran being Syria ally has been accepted by these militias. This kind of support has allowed Iran to operate with lots of ease 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. The corridor is to go through Iraq and Syria. The Mediterranean will be linked by this corridor. It will allow for the easy and convenient movement of Iranian-allied soldiers, Iranian soldiers and weapons. As a result both Syria’s ally, Iran, and Syria itself will achieve growth and development. This will be beneficial since it will actually lead to Iran gaining more muscles of authority within this particular region.