Iran: The story of proxy militias
Iran’s destructive role across the Middle East has become common knowledge and crystal clear for all. During the past two decades, especially, the presence of this regime’s proxy militias and affiliated Shiite groups has been considered an overt secret. Yet the question is how has Iran been able to dispatch so many fighters, and on a constant basis, to various flashpoint scenes in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. Wrote Shahriar Kia in ‘The Hill’ on March 6, 2017, the article continues as follows:
A bombshell for Iran
This year's Munich Security Conference became the scene for the condemnation of Iran as a sponsor of terror on a regional and global scale. The mullahs' regime was named as the main state sponsor of terrorism, and part of the problem, not the solution, in establishing peace and security in the Middle East. Wrote Heshmat Alavi, in ‘American Thinker’ on March 2, 2017.
NCRI - The Trump administration is trying to increase its support of al-Abadi and appease the Iraqi figures known to keep their distance from Tehran in order to gain more favor for US-offered options.
BY: Reza Shafa
They say old habits die hard. In the case of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is certainly true. There are two seemingly unrelated events in the past few days; one renewing Khomeini’s fatwa (religious decree) for the head of Salman Rushdie dated back to February 1989 which forced the writer in to hiding fearing his life.
NCRI - A Senior Official of the IRGC announced that the Intelligence forces compelled the US government to pay 1 billion and 400 million dollars for the release of Jason Rezaian. Earlier than that, Donald Trump also said during the campaign that the US has paid ransom to Iran for the release of its citizens.
NCRI - The Public Security Chief of Bahrain, Major-General Tariq Al-Hassan stated that the interference and threats posed by the Iranian regime will not only destabilize Bahrain but they also endanger the security of the region, since Iran constantly supports terrorism.
NCRI - Alarabiya TV reported on Wednesday February 22 it has obtained images taken by a drone from the port of Midi, western Yemen. The drone was shot down by Yemen’s National Army.
NCRI - A state-run media affiliated with Rouhani wrote about the changes in the US policy at the end of Obama's presidency as well as the dimensions of isolation and the global exclusion burdened on the Iranian regime as the sponsor of terrorism. The news reads:"Undoubtedly, the Iranian regime has to accept the fact that the order of the world and the region has changed and a new form of alliance has been formed among the enemies of our country. We have solely encountered with a global alliance."
NCRI - The president of the National Coalition for Syrian Opposition Forces, Anas al-Abdah at the Munich Security Conference stated that the catastrophic situation in Syria will not change as long as Assad holds the power. In fact, Assad is the main part of the problem and not of the solution."