Category: Iran

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Israel-Iran Shadow War on Verge of Exploding Into the Open

Israel-Iran Shadow War on Verge of Exploding Into the Open

  Israel informed the Americans that it was behind Khodayee’s killing, the New York Times reported, quoting an anonymous intelligence official who had been briefed on Israel’s communication with the Americans. The intelligence official said the Israelis told the Americans that Col. Khodayee was the deputy commander of the Quds Force’s covert Unit 804, where...

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Was the Assassination in Iran a Mossad Operation to Sabotage the Iranian Nuclear Deal?

Was the Assassination in Iran a Mossad Operation to Sabotage the Iranian Nuclear Deal?

  If these assassinations were intended to substantially set back progress in Iran’s nuclear program, they proved largely counter-productive. After each assassination, Tehran’s nuclear program appears to have accelerated and has now reached the point where it will have accumulated enough enriched uranium to manufacture one or two nuclear bombs within as little as two...

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations at Stalemate over IRGC Terror Listing 

Iran Nuclear Negotiations at Stalemate over IRGC Terror Listing 

The talks in Vienna to revive the Iran nuclear deal have reached a stalemate, with neither side appearing to want to budge from the final sticking point regarding the designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) by the United States. Source: Iran nuclear negotiations at stalemate over IRGC...

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How U.S. Pentagon Hawks Assess Iran and Its Allies

How U.S. Pentagon Hawks Assess Iran and Its Allies

From the pro-CIA Cipher Brief This network of Iranian proxies in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Bahrain, and possibly elsewhere is what makes Tehran so deadly in the region. It’s a clever method of power projection, honed over decades, because it allows the Iranians to weaken their adversaries and achieve their strategic aims with the fewest...