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Western Commentators Dismiss Iranian Threats, Call for Containment of IRGC

By INU Staff 

INU - On Wednesday, former Member of the European Parliament Struan Stevenson published an editorial at UPI responding to the Iranian government’s threats against the US following the American missile strike on a Syrian air base that had been used to deploy chemical weapons. Stevenson was transparently dismissive of remarks by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggesting that Iran would respond directly if the US crossed any more “red lines” with regard to the Syrian dictatorship that is supported by both Iran and Russia.

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Iran's Use of Afghans for 'Export of Revolution'

Foreign proxies were regularly used to fight battles during the Cold War. 

• In 2005, Poland’s Defense Minister, Radek Sikorski, exposed the Soviet Union’s classified war plans against NATO during the Cold War. The plans included using nuclear weapons against West Germany and sending Polish soldiers to march across the radioactive battlefields.

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How American Military Could Tackle Iran

Since the US strike on Syria for its chemical attack which left over 100 Syrian civilians dead, talk in the US has centred on Trump’s plan for Syria and how the US should deal with Bashar al-Assad’s key allies Russia and Iran.

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Iran Sanctions US Companies and Considers a Bill to Designate US Military and CIA As "Terrorist Groups"

Apparently in response to U.S. sanctions placed on dozens of Iranian entities earlier this year, following Iran’s unlawful ballistic missile tests, the Iranian regime imposed sanctions on 15 American companies, last week.  Among other things, it accused them of “support for terrorism”.

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Two Years of Confronting Iran in Yemen

The end of the Yemenis’ peaceful uprising and the beginning of the war was marked by the Houthis and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh’s takeover of the Yemeni capital Sanaa through the power of arms.

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Growing Recognition for Escalating Iranian Arms Sales, Military Activities

By INU Staff 

INU - On Monday, Reuters reported that Iranian officials had responded harshly, albeit predictably, to comments from US Secretary of Defense James Mattis affirming that the Islamic Republic of Iran remains the world’s leading exporter of terrorism. Tehran used the verbal confrontation as an opportunity to shift attention toward its regional rivalry with Saudi Arabia by accusing the US of ignoring terrorist-supporting activity by the Sunni kingdom, a long-standing American ally.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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