‘Pushing Back on Iran’: One Expert’s Strategy to Confront the Islamic Republic

Haunting scenes of children gasping for air during the suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma earlier this month have prompted calls to punish Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad. Often lost in the fury over the attack, however, is the fact that Assad’s war machine is entirely dependent on Iran (and, to a lesser extent, Russia).

Iran to Unveil New Missiles During Military Parades

An Iranian medium range missile Zelzal passes by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during the annual military parade

Iran is set to unveil new advanced ballistic missiles during an upcoming military parade this week, a move that flouts international restrictions on such activity and complicates ongoing efforts by the Trump administration and European allies to crack down on Iran’s missile production, according to regional reports.

Iran Threatens to Restart Nuke Enrichment Program in Matter of Days

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iranian leaders are threatening to restart the country’s contested nuclear enrichment program in just a matter of days as the Trump administration and European allies scramble to address a range of flaws in the landmark nuclear accord ahead of a May deadline that could see the United States walk away from the accord, according to regional reports and administration insiders.