Thursday, November 7, 2019

Report: Iran's Network Of Influence In The Middle East Is 'Growing'

Study says no state has been as effective as Iran in regional conflicts during the past decade [Reuters]

BBC: Iran's network of influence in Mid-East 'growing'

Iran is winning the strategic struggle for influence in the Middle East against its rival, Saudi Arabia, according to a study by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).

Iran's regional rivals have spent billions of dollars on Western weaponry, much of it from the UK.

Yet for a fraction of that cost, sanctions-bound Iran has been able to successfully embed itself across the region into a position of strategic advantage.

It has a major influence - verging on a controlling influence in some cases - over the affairs of Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen.

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Update: New report reveals extent of Iran's growing Middle East influence (Al Jazeera)

WNU Editor: The report is here .... "Iran's Networks of Influence in the Middle East (IISS).

1 comment:

Jac said...

Iran has a huge influence in network, yes!....but not in the streets. I'm so sorry for you, Iran....