Raisi described the meeting as a "turning point" in relations between Iran and Russia.
Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi and Russian president Vladimir Putin met at the Kremlin on Wednesday and expressed mutual interest in...
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David R. Shedd
Iran Democracy, Middle East
The United States and its Western allies need to be unrelenting and unapologetic in countering Tehran.
The radical theocrats who hijacked Iran’s Islamic Revolution of 1979 have demonstrated a...
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If war breaks out, American forces likely will attempt to secure Gulf air space by destroying or suppressing Iran’s air forces. The IRIAF’s 1970s-vintage F-14s could be U.S. forces’ first targets.
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The three American adversaries are stepping up their military cooperation.
The Russian, Chinese, and Iranian navies will soon carry out joint drills, according to top military officials.
"The Pacific Fleet’s naval...
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Facebook disabled a network of fake accounts that posed as English and Scottish locals, but were actually an Iran-based influence operation. The company detailed the takedowns in its latest report on coordinated inauthentic behavior on its...
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Iran Proxies, Middle East
In order to display a mirage of stability and strength, regime officials will likely lean even more on their proxy apparatus in the upcoming months.
On January 17, Iranian-backed Houthi rebels claimed...
The Iranian president arrived in Moscow on a two-day state visit on Wednesday at the invitation of his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. During their talks, the two leaders discussed bilateral ties, US sanctions, the Iran nuclear deal, joint...
Related topics: Nato, Russia, Moscow, Vladimir Putin
If the F-117 ever did make a comeback it could take on Iran--but not Russia or China.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Would the F-117 still be useful today? The answer is that against most mid-range threats like Iran,...
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The attack on the United Arab Emirates on Monday was meant to be a major warning from Iran to the UAE. It was an unprecedented attack on the UAE, although not an unprecedented attack in the region. Iran attack Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq facility in...
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia
Iranian Missiles, Middle East
The missile program actually began under the Shah, but it was accelerated during the Iran-Iraq War in order to threaten Saddam Hussein with strikes deep in Iraqi territory.
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Mohammad Javad Mousavizadeh
Iran Afghanistan, Eurasia
Iranian officials have always stressed that establishing an inclusive government in Afghanistan is necessary to officially recognize the Taliban. Now the Islamic Republic is working to make it...
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Subjected to decades of restrictions on the purchase of weaponry from abroad, the Islamic Republic has created a substantive domestic military-industrial complex at home – including advanced ballistic and cruise missile tech and defence...
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Houthi spokesperson announced the Iran-backed group conducted a high profile strike against sites in the UAE on Monday.
The post Houthis launch aerial attack against UAE capital Abu Dhabi first appeared on FDD's Long War Journal.
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Although in 2021 Washington inked a multibillion arms deal with Riyadh, the diplomatic ties have been rather lukewarm. High profile Saudi officials have not been invited to visit the US, and their concerns about Iran and other issues have largely...
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What exactly a Concorde was doing above the Persian Gulf while a war was brewing below will never be known.
Here's What You Need to Remember: U.S. Navy ships in the Gulf were scrupulously protected by air cover,...
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Iran Terrorism, Americas
Those with the legal duty to seek the truth have done just the opposite. They are seeking to bury Alberto Nisman and his investigation once again.
Alberto Nisman was found dead in his Buenos Aires apartment...
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