Articles Tagged: Iran

Why Crisis Footing With U.S. Serves Iran’s Interests

Conventional wisdom holds that it is in Iran’s near-term interest to calm tensions with the West, particularly the United States. But with those tensions now rising, it’s worth considering the dynamics at work in Tehran’s relationship with the rest of the world. In fact, the Iranian leadership’s incentives may run counter to our expectations, making […]

Iranian Cruise Missiles Off American Shores

American news sources have widely reported on a recent article in Iran’s state-run Islamic Republic News Agency in which Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari claimed that Iran plans to send ships to the Atlantic sea borders of the United States in retaliation for the U.S. naval presence in the Persian Gulf. This report was amplified by […]

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