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Behind the IRGC-Hezbollah Alliance, Soleimani Bonded With Mugniyeh’s Family

Behind the IRGC-Hezbollah Alliance, Soleimani Bonded With Mugniyeh’s Family

Iranian general Qasem Soleimani (left) with Hezbollah commander Imad Mugnihey. Muganiyeh was assassinated by Mossad in 2008 Soleimani was killed by a U.S. air strike in 2020. (Credit: Al Manar TV) U.S. intelligence has long assessed that Iran’s Quds Force and Lebanon’s Hezbollah work closely together in projecting Iranian power in the Middle East. In...

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Iran Calls For Revenge ‘At The Right Time’ Assassination Of Nuclear Scientist

Iran Calls For Revenge ‘At The Right Time’ Assassination Of Nuclear Scientist

The Rohani administration seems to prefer to continue with Iranian aand hold back until this small window of pressure closes and the pro-diplomacy administration of Joe Biden assumes power, “says Maysam Behravesh, Iranian analyst linked to the think tank Glingendael Institute. With its pragmatic strategy,Iran did not respond head-on to incidents such as the sabotage...

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Ex-Mossad Chiefs: ‘Targeted Killings,’ Meaning Assassinations, Have ‘Limited Value’

Ex-Mossad Chiefs: ‘Targeted Killings,’ Meaning Assassinations, Have ‘Limited Value’

The reliable Yossi Mellman, writing for Ha’aretz, reports on interviews in which three former Mossad chiefs talked about Israel’s policy–unique in the world–of systematically killing its armed enemies via assassination. The interviews are unusually candid because the three men–Nahum Admoni, Danny Yatom and Tamir Pardo – were speaking to the journal of the Intelligence Heritage...

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How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the U.S. Presidential Election

How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the U.S. Presidential Election

[The Series: Spies on Election 2020: RUSSIA | ISRAEL | SOUTH KOREA] IRAN | How do the world’s spy services understand  America’s presidential election? Friend or foe, all of these intelligence agencies have a big stake in the outcome of the race between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The DEEP STATES web...