Could Iran Blind Civilian Planes?

Nowhere has Iran made greater strides in indigenous military technology than with unmanned aerial vehicles. It flew its first UAV, a crude surveillance drone, over Iraqi trenches in the latter…
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Who Really Imprisons Ayatollahs?

Bahrain
There is an unfolding crisis in Bahrain. It began when  the country’s government, perhaps with Saudi urging, stripped the citizenship of Isa Qasim, the leading ayatollah resident on the island. Qasim…
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Is Bahrain Iran’s New Target?

Iran
By any metric, Iran’s bad behavior has accelerated in the wake of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Iran has pursued arms purchases from Russia and China, which are…
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What Does the Bahrain Weapons Seizure Mean?

On December 30, Bahraini authorities announced that they had intercepted a ship carrying Iranian explosives and weaponry apparently destined for the Bahraini opposition. According to Bahrain’s Gulf Daily News: Bahrain…
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