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Iran Situation Report: July 2014

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Iran Situation Report: August 2014

 

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August 29, 2014

Key takeaway: IRGC Commander echoes the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s call to arm the resistance in the West Bank with advanced missile capabilities. Iranian officials continue to downplay gaps in Iran’s airspace, which were exploited by an alleged Israeli drone.

Iran Situation Report: September 2014

 

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SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

Key takeawayIran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) secretary holds separate meetings with Lebanon’s prime minister and Hezbollah’s secretary general in Beirut, prior to meeting senior Syrian officials in Damascus. 

Iran Situation Report: October 2014

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OCTOBER 30, 2014

Key takeaway: Senior cleric praised IRGC Quds Force Commander Soleimani’s strategies in Iraq and Syria, while Iraqi ambassador to US underscored Iranian efforts in Iraq.

Iran Situation Report

The Critical Threats Project has been tracking activities and announcements in Iran, with a focus on political, military, economic, and nuclear developments, as well as Iran's response to regional crises. The Situation Report provides analytical context and assessments to the aforementioned data points.

Iran Situation Report

 

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Khamenei's Team of Rivals: Iranian Decision-Making, June-July 2014

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran June 12, 2009. (Reuters)
 
Executive Summary

Blame the U.S. for the Islamic State: The IRGC's View on Iraq

Members of the Iraqi security forces and volunteers, who have joined the security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), shout slogans on the outskirts of the town of Udaim in Diyala province, June 22, 2014. Iran's supreme leader accused the United States on Sunday of trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries, as Sunni insurgents drove toward Baghdad from new strongholds along the Syrian border. (Reuters)