How Iran Recruited Afghan Refugees To Fight Assad’S Battle

Afghan deaths in Mr. Assad’s war have forced several Afghan clerics to speak out against the Iranian strategy.
As often happens with Afghan refugees in Iran, Mr. Amin was humiliated and discriminated against.
In turn, in Mr. Amin’s telling, Nusra called for Mr. Assad’s downfall and the destruction of the country’s shrines.
Mr. Assad’s control over Syria allows Tehran to resupply Hezbollah and work toward building a connection to the Mediterranean Sea.
A few months after Iran asked Hezbollah to join the fighting in Syria alongside Mr. Assad’s forces, it began raising other Shiite militias.

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