ANALYSIS: Iran feeling US policy shift after Obama
There are signs of the Iranian regime establishment being caught off guard after trekking into uncharted Trump waters. (AP)
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, known to lead a regime based on a mantra of “Death to America,” has been cautiously silent ever since US President Donald Trump took the helm in the White House.
Following a week of high tensions between the Trump administration and Iran, it was quite interesting to see how Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei, the man with the last word on all national security and foreign affairs, remained completely silent, Heshmat Alavi worte in the ‘American Thinker’ on February 6,2017, which continues as follows:
NCRI - On February 4th 2017, Asharq al-Awsat News reported that a meeting was held between ministers from four Arab countries of Bahrain, Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and the Secretary-General of the Arab League.
NCRI - The Governor General of Salahuddin Province of Iraq, Ahmed al-Jubouri on Saturday February 4th 2017 in a statement disclosed that Hashad al-Shaabi militias affiliated with the Iranian regime provide weapons and military ammunitions for ISIS.
NCRI - Donald Trump has stressed that all options are considered in order to defy the Iranian regime as well as its destabilizing measures in the region. Meanwhile, the state-run broadcasting attempted to ignore the difference between before and after of Obama's presidency.
The US has imposed new sanctions against Iran Regime as President Donald Trump has sought to punish Tehran for testing its ballistic missile program.
The Treasury Department said in a statement that they have published a list of 13 people and 12 entities facing new sanctions.
President Donald Trump has accused Iran of "playing with fire" as part of a diplomatic spat over Iran's latest ballistic missile test.’INDIPENDENT’, reported on February 3, the following is a part of this report:
NCRI - On January 31st 2017, the Advisor of the Minister of Defense and the Spokesman for the Arabic Coalition, Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri in an interview with Hadath TV said that Saudi frigates were monitoring the shipping in the port of Hodeidah that Houthi's attack endangered the sailing security in the Red Sea."
Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee welcomed the position of the US national security adviser Michael Flynn who condemned Wednesday Iran's recent ballistic missile test launch, calling it a "provocative" breach of a UN Security Council resolution.