Speaking on Fox News’ Special Report, Carnegie’s Karim Sadjadpour discussed the economic, social, and political discontents that have given rise to the Iranian protests and the current regime’s determination to stay in power. Sadjadpour compared the lack of unity amongst protestors and their disparate demands with the unity of the regime’s security forces. He concludesby stating that in 1979 Iran experienced a revolution without democracy, and today it seeks democracy without a revolution.

This interview was originally broadcast by Fox News.