Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, told CNN that Iran “won’t blink to defend our territory.”CreditCreditAbedin Taherkenareh/EPA, via Shutterstock A military strike against Iran by the United States or Saudi Arabia would result in “an all-out war,” the Iranian foreign … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 21 June 2019

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Greetings from Tyler,         What was Iran thinking, attacking tankers in the Straits and shooting down an unarmed American drone that was keeping an eye on the shipping lanes and anything that might signal additional provocation?  There’s … Read More

U.S. War With Iran Would Embroil Israel, Too

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The latest U.S. saber-rattling may be mostly theater, but Israel is braced for the worst. Israel is poised for war with Iran.  Photographer: JIM WATSON/AFP A powerful American fleet is now steaming toward Iranian waters. The U.S. has publicly deployed nuclear-capable … Read More

Senior IDF Official: Israel at closest point to war since 2014

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“Iran has an interest in escalating the situation in Gaza in light of what is happening in Syria,” the senior IDF officer said. >  After 130 rockets fired from Gaza, Israelis wake to tentative calm >  Iran is the culprit … Read More

Analysis The Time-bomb That May Set Off the Next Israel-Hamas War Is Ticking in Gaza

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The ongoing crisis between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority could lead Hamas’ chief to launch an offensive against Israel Despite the renewed rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip and growing criticism from the opposition, the government apparently doesn’t … Read More