The Dangers of an Anxious Iranian Government Perceiving a ‘Psychological War’

On October 10, 2012, Posted by , In Cody Knudsen,Iran,Israel,Middle East,Praemon,United States, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on The Dangers of an Anxious Iranian Government Perceiving a ‘Psychological War’

On Tuesday, President Ahmadinejad accused the United States and “internal enemies” of waging a “psychological war” against Iran in an attempt to stop Iranians from ditching the weakening rial for U.S. dollars.  This “war” refers to the significant problems Iran faces, including the U.S.-led economic sanctions, a threatened Israeli military…

The Iran-Al Qaeda Connection

On February 25, 2012, Posted by , In Afghanistan,Africa,Iran,Middle East,Mike Godfrey,Pakistan,Syria, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on The Iran-Al Qaeda Connection

This past week has seen Al-Qaeda rise after a period of weakening and transition. After losing a number of its leadership, most notably Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, it was thought that the organization would be further crippled until it could no longer operate effectively. However its recent actions…