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Iran Escalation (3)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting We are clearly witnessing the Strategic Communications warmup to actual commitment of forces by the US.  Iran, in turn, will make statements, conduct exercises, releases results of tests of miraculous unheralded weapons, and other saber-rattling drills.  If cooler minds prevail, both sides will stand down and declare victory through a… Continue reading Iran Escalation (3)

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Iran’s So-Called ‘Stealth’ Fighter Is a Paper Tiger


One thing we can usually count on from Iran is lots of lies, bluster, and buffoonery.  Ever since Iran’s fake missiles, which were crudely photoshopped, Iran has released multiple fakes and has usually been caught.  Everything from missiles to jets and now a stealth fighter.  This appears to be a problem with the rogue’s gallery… Continue reading Iran’s So-Called ‘Stealth’ Fighter Is a Paper Tiger

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Iran Escalation (2)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Four tankers sabotaged by covert ops – Iran believed responsible. IRGC proxies attack Saudi pipeline in Red Sea area. It does appear Iran is playing an escalation game, likely to support their domestic propaganda effort. The regime needs to present itself to its population as all powerful… Continue reading Iran Escalation (2)

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Iran Escalation (1)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Iranian hardliners should be relabeled as hardheaded, they are mindlessly marching onward to war, seemingly clueless as to how ineffectual they really are – or, actually, refusing to confront reality.  </end editorial> The language emanating from Tehran is not encouraging, and is clearly an escalation play. This should not… Continue reading Iran Escalation (1)

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Iran says ready for U.S. waivers end, as Guards threaten to shut Hormuz


Iran is threatening to close down the international waters of the Straits of Hormuz in an effort to stand up to the United States.  On May 2nd the US is ending waivers for those countries currently importing Iranian oil. This is a move calculated to strangle Iran’s economy. The bottom line is the United States… Continue reading Iran says ready for U.S. waivers end, as Guards threaten to shut Hormuz

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A Mystery Agent Is Doxing Iran’s Hackers And Dumping Their Code


ALYSSA FOOTE NEARLY THREE YEARS after the mysterious group called the Shadow Brokers began disemboweling the NSA’s hackers and leaking their hacking tools onto the open web, Iran’s hackers are getting their own taste of that unnerving experience. For the last month, a mystery person or group has been targeting a top Iranian hacker team, dumping their secret… Continue reading A Mystery Agent Is Doxing Iran’s Hackers And Dumping Their Code

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Iran Calls US Middle East Forces “Terrorists”


In the genre of the Onion, when Iran labeled US Forces in the Middle East as terrorists, those US forces shook with fear.  That’s a sarcastic publication, by the way.  There was no quaking with fear, no tears were shed, and certainly very, very few people gave a…  darn.  There really isn’t any change because… Continue reading Iran Calls US Middle East Forces “Terrorists”