Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) deputy chief Brigadier General Hossein Salami called on his country’s science-and-technology experts to develop a radar-evading device for locally-produced missiles.
Not only has the Iranian threat to Israel not subsided since the signing of the US-led nuclear deal, but the Islamic Republic has become even more brazen in its mockery of America. By: Barney Breen-Portnoy/The Algemeiner Iran demonstrated once again on Wednesday that its animus toward Israel has not abated in the wake of the... Read more »
Patrick Clawson, director of research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, said it was very peculiar the Iranians put the S-300 missile system at Fordo, a site they’ve long claimed would be impenetrable to attack.
Last year, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin and expressed Israel’s “grave concerns” regarding the deal. Netanyahu stressed the sale will “only encourage Iranian aggression in the region” and “further undermine the stability of the Middle East.”
A Kuwaiti report says that Israeli intelligence has convinced the Russians to stop an anti-aircraft weapons shipment to the Iranians because the Islamic Republic provided weapons to the Lebanon-based terror organization Hezbollah.
Potential military action against Iran would be much more risky if the regime does in fact acquire the advanced S-300 antiaircraft missiles, but Moscow and Tehran have significant obstacles to overcome before that occurs.