"they are still preparing for a scenario whereby he is toppled, in order to maximize their influence on a post-Assad Syria. " clearly..this regime is full of illogical nut job Islamists that are just waiting to kill Jews/Americans.... sorry, but I know enough Iranians here in the UK to know how smart they are and to not compare them to the Taliban or Al Qaeda. this is a sensible regime and it always has been.
Hungary's Orban: Refugees threaten Europe's Christian roots (Reuters)
from the article: Iran, Hezbollah significantly increase aid to Syria's Assad