Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

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”

Belarus · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (78)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s internal meltdown continues. Chaos in Belarus. Genuine turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa – Algieria, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Yemen and Iran. IRGC now deemed, as it should have been 40 years ago, a terrorist organisation. Netanyahu wins another term. Erdogan’s AKP crashes and burns… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (78)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

Trump labels Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terror group


BY REBECCA KHEEL – 04/08/19 10:20 AM EDT The Trump administration announced Monday it is labeling Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a “foreign terrorist organization,” the first time the United States has applied the label to an entire government entity in a move designed to significantly ramp up the pressure on Tehran. “This action sends a clear message to… Continue reading Trump labels Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terror group

Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

Iran Limply Responds To Possible US Designating IRGC Terrorist Organization


Whenever I read a response from Iran to anything the US is doing, is contemplating, or planning, I realize Iranian leaders must put on a hyper-macho face.   When Mohammad Ali Jafari, the IRGC’s commander, calls the US government “stupid”, he appears to be flailing about. “If reports prove to be true that the stupid US… Continue reading Iran Limply Responds To Possible US Designating IRGC Terrorist Organization

Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

US poised to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization


Surprisingly, this isn’t being picked up by the Mainstream Media. Perhaps that is because #44 should have done this? </end editorial> by Jerry Dunleavy April 06, 2019 03:58 PM The Trump administration could designate an element of Iran’s military as a foreign terrorist organization as soon as Monday in an unusual move, according to multiple reports. Though… Continue reading US poised to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (76)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s descent continues, as does its self-inflicted destabilization along ethnic and class boundaries. Curiously, China does not agree to support Russian games with the Yuan. Kazakhstan renames capital to Nur-Sultan honoring Nazarbayev. Russia seeks a second airbase in Kyrgyzstan. Much on Belarus – Lukashenko praising the EU,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (76)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

U.S. Sanctions Two Dozen People, Entities Over Ties to Iran


By Saleha Mohsin March 26, 2019, 9:51 AM EDT Updated on March 26, 2019, 10:06 AM EDT  Those sanctioned include Ansar Bank Brokerage Company  Earlier sanctions targeted past Iranian nuclear efforts The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned 25 individuals and entities it accused of transferring more than $1 billion dollars and euros to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard and… Continue reading U.S. Sanctions Two Dozen People, Entities Over Ties to Iran