Category Iran

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute  Feb 18, 2017  GSSR  Europe, In The News, International Security, Military & Defense  0 http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/2017/02/18/the-wars-of-today-and-tomorrow-a-conversation-with-douglas-lute/ By: Will Chim, Reporter Photo Credit: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) This month, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a discussion event with Douglas Lute to discuss “the wars of today and tomorrow”. […]

The Campaign To Oust Flynn: Keep Secret Obama Side Deals; Bolster Iran

  The Campaign To Oust Flynn BY: Adam Kredo Washington Free Beacon  February 14, 2017 3:26 pm http://freebeacon.com/ national-security/former- obama-officials-loyalists- waged-campaign-oust-flynn/  The abrupt resignation Monday evening of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn is the culmination of a secret, months-long campaign by former Obama administration confidantes to handicap President Donald Trump’s national security apparatus and […]

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran By Det-a Book Authors, www.detachment-a.org View Original February 6th, 2017 It was the early 1970’s, at Andrews Barracks in Berlin, where a stern looking Special Forces Sergeant Major paced down the hallway for roll call. Daily army accountability formations are normally held outside, but due to the […]

The Colonels Shaping Trump’s Middle East Policy

Excerpt: These are “not guys who stopped paying attention to the Middle East when Obama came into office,” Pollack said. “They are well aware that Iran-backed militias are not attacking the US [in Iraq]. That is not lost on midlevel officers.” The issue, Pollack said, is how much influence they will have. “These are really […]

What Are U.S. Forces Doing in Yemen In The First Place?

Excerpt: What explains the exceedingly modest payoff that America gets for the $600 billion-plus dollars that congress annually funnels to the Pentagon? It’s ludicrous to suggest, as Exum does, that the problem lies with timid and slow-moving civilian officials who have “denied subordinate commanders the flexibility to exploit opportunities they saw on the battlefield.” No, the […]

Defense, Intelligence Officials Caution White House On Terrorist Designation For Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

Defense, Intelligence Officials Caution White House On Terrorist Designation For Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Iran’s Revolutionary Guard troops march in a military parade marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq’s 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran on Sept. 21, 2016. (Ebrahim Noroozi/AP) By Karen DeYoung February […]

Alexander The Great’s Last Will & Testament May Have Been Found ‘Hiding In Plain Sight’2000 Years After His Death

Alexander The Great’s Last Will & Testament May Have Been Found ‘Hiding In Plain Sight’2000 Years After His Death http://www.fortunascorner.com      Harry Pettit wrote in the January 31, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online, that “the fabled last will and testament of Alexander the Great may have finally been found, 2000 years after […]

IRGC Aerospace Starts Massive Military Operations In Northern Iran

http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13951116000918 IRGC Aerospace Starts Massive Military Operations in Northern Iran TEHRAN (FNA)- Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force kicked off massive military drills dubbed ‘Modafe’an Harim-e Aseman Velayat’ (Defenders of the Velayat Skies) in Semnan province in Northern Iran on Saturday. The new stage of the IRGC’s Aerospace drills kicked off after a five-day […]

Iran’s Missile Test: Getting The Facts Straight On North Korea’s Cooperation

http://38north.org/2017/02/melleman020317/  Iran’s Missile Test: Getting the Facts Straight on North Korea’s Cooperation   By Michael Elleman 03 February 2017 On January 29, Iran tested a new ballistic missile it dubbed the Khorramshahr, which reportedly flew a distance of about 1,000 kilometers. Little is known about the missile, though some have speculated that it relies on a liquid-fueled engine originally developed […]

North Korea Possibly Supplying Missile Technology To Iran

This is not a new story.  RCP North Korea Possibly Supplying Missile Technology to Iran – Did Obama Know m.washingtontimes.com · by The Washington Timeshttp://www.washingtontimes.com Speculation is mounting that North Korea is supplying missile technology to the real Islamic State, the Islamic Republic of Iran. Recent missile tests coming out of Tehran have caused the Trump administration […]