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Mossad Chief Blames Iran for Multiple Attacks

Mossad Chief Blames Iran for Multiple Attacks

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps was behind recent attacks in the Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia and Iraq, said Mossad chief Yossi Cohen in a speech Monday, citing “best sources of Israeli and Western intelligence agencies.” Last week the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates disputed U.S. charges that Iran was behind the attacks, saying his...

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The Trumped-Up Case Against Iran’s ‘Terrorist’ IRGC

The Trumped-Up Case Against Iran’s ‘Terrorist’ IRGC

The initial coverage of President Trump’s designation of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a “terrorist organization” has oddly avoided a central question. CIA and Pentagon officials tell the New York Times the decision would threaten U.S. military personnel in the region. Iraqi observers tell Al-Monitor’s Laura Rozen the designation might alienate Iraq...