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Iran’s New Taliban Ties Belie ‘Commitment’ To Stability

It’s common knowledge that Iran has ties to Shi’ite militias fighting ISIS in Iraq, while recently additional reports by EIFA iraq-malikis-gangs-unseat-sunnis  may suggest that Iran may even be strengthening ISIS in order to contribute to the mayhem in Iraq. It

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

As Iran Joins Anti-ISIS Fight, ‘Cultural Ties’ With Iraq Go Military

Well, it’s official: Iran has sent troops into Iraq (along with heavy weapons, reconnaissance drones and artillery) to fight the Islamic State (or more specifically, to retake an oil refinery captured by the terror group), following a visit by Iranian

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

Balancing Threats – ISIS and Iran

Apparently, without us realizing it, Iran has become locked in a “contest of threats” with the Islamic State terrorist group. Either one threat prove the more menacing of the two, or the other will; recognizing them both as dangerous doesn’t,

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage, Military

Hostility to History – Common to ISIS and Iran

The Islamic State terror group has been busy in Syria and Iraq in recent months. It hasn’t just been conquering villages, beheading people, persecuting minorities, executing journalists/aid workers/pilots alike and forcing conversion on entire communities. In line with its first

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Posted in Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Other News
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