Second-term Rouhani likely to move closer to Russia

Second-term Rouhani likely to move closer to Russia

06/12/017   After weeks of heated campaigning and controversial televised debates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani managed to secure a second term in the May 19 presidential elections. Now, with electoral passions considerably eased, the question of possible change...
Iran maneuvers to capitalize on Qatar crisis

Iran maneuvers to capitalize on Qatar crisis

06/14/2017 As such, Tehran chose to criticize the Saudi-led approach toward Doha by stressing the need for dialogue instead of confrontation. But does Iran really want the rift mainly within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to be overcome? For over a decade,...
Former IRGC commander warns US against attacking Iran

Former IRGC commander warns US against attacking Iran

06/14/2017 Following US President Donald Trump’s recent trip to Saudi Arabia, which featured the signing of a $110 billion arms deal with Riyadh, Iranian officials and prominent figures alike have interpreted the new approach by the White House as an effort to forge...
A Different Hezbollah Prepares for the Next Big War

A Different Hezbollah Prepares for the Next Big War

06/14/2017 A decade after Israel’s last war with Hezbollah, the terror army has been strengthened by the Syrian conflict, expanded its missile arsenal, and tightened its control over Lebanon. Robert Frost coined the phrase “good fences make good neighbors.” From...