Iran’s enemies want revenge for 176 lives lost

The Ukraine International Airlines plane was shot down minutes after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday. Many on board were Iranians with dual citizenship, while 57 were holders of Canadian passports. The downing of the plane came at a time when Iranian forces were on alert for U.S. reprisals following tit-for-tat strikes. A U.S. drone … Continue reading Iran’s enemies want revenge for 176 lives lost

The possible consequences of Trump’s attack on Iran

Weeping amid wails from a crowd of hundreds of thousands of mourners, Iran's supreme leader on Monday prayed over the remains of a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad, an attack that's drastically raised tensions between Tehran and Washington. The targeted killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani already has … Continue reading The possible consequences of Trump’s attack on Iran

Trump vows to hit 52 Iranian sites in memory of 52 Americans held hostage for 444 days in 1979

President Donald Trump has vowed to increase drone strikes on Iran if Americans and their investments within or outside the United States are attacked. Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites "very hard" if Iran retaliates to honor the death of an Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani and an Iraqi militia leader. … Continue reading Trump vows to hit 52 Iranian sites in memory of 52 Americans held hostage for 444 days in 1979

Saudi Arabia’s vulnerability, a waste of resources on national security

Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for low-cost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry. Saturday’s assault on Saudi oil facilities that halved production has exposed how ill-prepared the Gulf … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s vulnerability, a waste of resources on national security

Yemeni terror group threatens more attacks on Saudi Arabia

While Iran has denied blame for the attacks on two Saudi Arabia oil stations in Afif and Dawadmi, its Yemeni allies have promised more strikes to come. Houthi military spokesman Yahya Sarea said the group carried out Saturday’s pre-dawn attack with drones, including some powered by jet engines. “We assure the Saudi regime that our … Continue reading Yemeni terror group threatens more attacks on Saudi Arabia