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It makes little sense to lift an arms embargo on a regime that has steadily increased its violent behaviour over the past year
Foundation for Defense of Democracies' expert Jonathan Schanzer explains why 2020 is the year of the Iranian precision-guided missile, and why Israel, the US and Saudi Arabia are so concerned about this development.
COVID-19 appears to have temporarily lowered the level of friction in some conflict zones. Yet it certainly hasn’t had any significant effect on the underlying hostility driving those who seek to destroy Israel or harm the interests of Western countries such as Australia and its allies.
An edited version of this article appeared in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald on January 10, 2020. The US drone attack that killed Iranian...
Two conclusions emanate from the latest report into Iran issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Nov. 11. The first is that Iran...
Summary Iran has announced a new round of nuclear measures which breach the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement reached in 2015...
This Update is focussed on the Iranian approach to the "tanker war" in the Persian Gulf - and to the seldom understood reality that Iran is not merely seizing and attacking tankers in response to the pressure it is under, but is actually asserting a direct claim to control and ownership of the economically vital Strait of Hormuz and wider Persian Gulf.
On Thursday July 11, ABC Radio National host Tom Switzer discussed the Iranian nuclear issue with Cliff May of the Foundation for Defence of Democracies and Amin Saikal of the ANU