Thursday August 24, 2017

Iran Resorts to Desperate Measures with Recent Missile Launches

Iran’s medium-range missile strikes, alleged to be the official response to the June 7th twin attacks that the regime claims were staged by ISIS in Tehran, have been in the news recently.  However, some say that Iran may be showcasing its ability to take on ISIS as well as sending a message to its adversaries, especially Washington, or that it might be an attempt to maintain a show of force against increasing domestic and foreign crises.


Iran Got Help from North Korea for Its Ballistic Missile Programme: MEK Network Revealed

On Tuesday, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) released a comprehensive report detailing Iran’s missile program.

Since the Iran nuclear deal was signed in July 2015, it has accelerated its development of missiles. 

The information released by the NCRI was gathered by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) which has an extensive network of people inside the country gathering intelligence about the workings of the Iranian regime, its terrorist activities, its human rights violations and the ballistic missile and nuclear programs.


Iran-Backed Terrorist Group Vows to Strike US Soldiers

Hezbollah, one of Iran’s biggest militia groups, has said that it is going to strike US soldiers that are in Syria. This is just further proof that Iran is directing its proxies to take action with regards to the American military coalition forces.

This threat is being taken seriously and is an example of how far Iran is willing to go when it comes to propping up Syrian President Bashar al Assad.


Did Iran Take Action Against ISIS

Over the weekend, the Iranian regime publicized a missile strike against purported ISIS targets in eastern Syria. It claimed that the attack was a response to the twin terror attacks in Tehran at the Parliament building and the shrine of the founder of the regime.

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps units launched mid-range ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into the Deir al Zour region of eastern Syria, killing a “large number” of terrorists and destroying their equipment and weapons, Reuters reported, and added that the missiles targeted the “headquarters and gathering centers of Takfiri terrorists supporting and building car bombs.”


"Terrorism Breeds Terrorism" in Iran's Twin Attacks

Wednesday's twin attacks were heinous crimes that shed the blood of defenseless civilians at Iran's parliament and the tomb of the Islamic Republic's founder. They are said to have been carried out by the Islamic State.

These attacks were condemned by heads of state and political figures across the world. However, in a reference to Iran's destabilizing role in the region, President Trump reminded that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote.” By this statement, he points our the difference between an attack taking place in Tehran and recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester.


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