Category Archives: Iran

Houthi power. Why are we opposing these people?

“The spokesman summarized the operations of the Houthis and their allies in the past six years as follows: The Missile Force carried out 1,348 operations in which 1,348 ballistic missiles were launched. At least 499 missiles were launched at key … Continue reading

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And now, Hizbullah will have even better weapons

“Iran has recently made significant advances in the development of its weapons industry, including precision-guided rockets and missiles, cruise missiles and drones. Israeli intelligence has observed a leap in Iranian capabilities, which are now being extensively distributed to other parts … Continue reading

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“Israel will face 2,000 Hezbollah missiles per day if war breaks out: IDF commander” AMN

“Israel will experience an air raid of 2,000 rockets and missiles per day during a future war with Lebanon’s Hezbollah, OC Home Front Command Maj. Gen. Uri Gordin warned while addressing the B’Sheva Conference in Jerusalem, according to The Jerusalem … Continue reading

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“Iran’s Flexible Fatwa” WINEP

"The Supreme Leader first issued an oral nuclear fatwa in 2003, and he has repeated it in numerous speeches since then. These pronouncements, which use a religious idiom to describe nuclear weapons as “forbidden” (haram), have the same legal standing as … Continue reading

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IMO Iran will wait for Biden

A journo friend called yesterday to ask my opinion about the course of near term events regarding Iran. The murder of a senior Iranian scientist at the weekend may have been done by Israel or the United States or both … Continue reading

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Moscow Has No Problems With S400 Transfers To Iran Once UNSC Resolution 2231 Expires Oct. 18. by J.

Iran possessing the Russian S400s could prove to be a game changer, especially for Israel. Sources:  https://sputniknews.com/military/202010041080661805-air-defence-axis-russia-would-have-no-problem-delivering-s-400s-to-iran/ https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/09/iran-russia-military-cooperation-un.html https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/iran/news/article/iran-jcpoa-joint-statement-by-the-foreign-ministers-of-france-germany-and-the https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/09/iran-sanctions-nuclear-maduro-snapback-pompeo-defense-un.html https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/09/iran-snapback-sanctions-rouhani-fail.html https://interfax.com/newsroom/top-stories/69935/ https://interfax.com/newsroom/top-stories/69932/ https://interfax.com/newsroom/top-stories/69977/ New Sanctions? https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/09/iran-sanctions-nuclear-maduro-snapback-pompeo-defense-un.html https://www.state.gov/the-return-of-un-sanctions-on-the-islamic-republic-of-iran/ https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/statement-president-regarding-new-restrictions-irans-nuclear-ballistic-missile-conventional-weapons-pursuits/ Israeli Government egging D.C. on https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/09/israel-us-iran-united-arab-emirates-benny-gantz-donald-trump.html J.

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Blowback From The Lt. Gen. Soleimani Assassination. Iran Eying Revenge Assassinations Of U.S. Leadership. by J.

 A week after a Politico report claiming that Iran was possibly targeting the U.S. Ambassador to South Africa as a revenge assassination target… the Commander (CC) of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is now saying that a targeting assassination … Continue reading

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What is causing all the damage in Iran?

"A building used for producing centrifuges at the Natanz nuclear site was blown up with a powerful bomb, the official told the newspaper. A member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps also confirmed to the newspaper an explosive was used. He … Continue reading

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“Iran’s IRGC to receive new stealth drone with 2,000km range” AMN

"The drone is said to have a 7,600 meter flight ceiling, and the ability to be armed with precision-guided air-to-surface missiles or anti-tank missiles. The drone’s outward appearance seems to be in line with design concepts found in many Western … Continue reading

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A few thoughts – 24 April 2020

1.  IMO the US Navy will be doing a good thing if it persuades Trump to restore Captain Crozier to command of USS Theodore Roosevelt.  He did a very foolish thing by appealing to the whole wide world to support … Continue reading

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