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While Iran’s economy bleeds, Tehran’s military spending is booming

It is hardly a secret that Iran’s economy has been in freefall for some time. The numbers don’t lie – The average Iranian is at least 15% worse off than they were ten years ago. Meanwhile, the value of the

Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military, Yemen

Why is the media deaf to Iranian threats?

If you had just landed on planet Earth this week, you might easily have been fooled into thinking that Iran were being bullied and victimized. Such has been the hysteria in large portions of the global media over US President

Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Media Coverage, Military, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Yemen

Yemen: Saudi Arabia’s Backyard, Iran’s Playground?

Yemen seems to be going the way of Lebanon, Syria and Iraq – plagued by political instability and no shortage of sectarian insurgency. And, like in those other three countries, Iran is never too far away to influence the course

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
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