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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 31, 2014

Key takeaway: IRGC commander stresses the strategic importance of passive defense and resistance, while Armed Forces General Staff Commander echoes Supreme Leader's call for soft war strategies in the cyber realm.

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.

Internal Divisions Mask External Unity

Highway into Tehran (photo available at Wikimedia Commons)
 

February 11, 2010: A Challenge to the Regime 31 Years On

(A post-2009 election scene in Tehran, anonymous photographer, posted by user 27389271, available at flickr)

Escalating Confrontation on Ashura

Tehran in night vision (photo by M@mad, available at Wikimedia Commons).

 

Surviving Dissent: Assessing Recent Demonstrations in Iran

(Photo by martinbowling, available at Flickr)