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Iran unveils short-range reconnaissance drone

Iran unveils short-range reconnaissance drone

Iran’s army unveiled a highly mobile propellant-powered reconnaissance drone on Saturday, according to local media. The drone, named “Yasseer,” can fly for eight hours with a range of 200 kilometers (124 miles) and reach an altitude of 4,500 meters (15,000 […]


Israel challenged by Iran charm offensive: analysts

Israel challenged by Iran charm offensive: analysts

As Iran’s new president reaches out to the West with a message of moderation, Israel’s hawkish approach on Tehran’s nuclear program looks likely to come under pressure, experts say. President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday emphasized the peaceful nature of the […]


Iran parades 30 2,000 km range missiles

Iran parades 30 2,000 km range missiles

Iran paraded 30 missiles with a nominal range of 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) Sunday, the first time it had displayed so many with the theoretical capacity to hit Israeli targets. Iran displayed 12 Sejil and 18 Ghadr missiles at the […]


Putin to offer Iran ‘arms, nuclear deal’ at summit

Putin to offer Iran ‘arms, nuclear deal’ at summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Iran’s new president for the first time this week, reportedly armed with an offer to supply missile systems and build a second nuclear power reactor that is likely to gladden Tehran and trouble the United […]


US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks: report

US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks: report

The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would respond with chemical weapons, Foreign Policy magazine reported Monday. Citing declassified CIA documents and interviews with former […]


New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

Iran has developed a second rocket-launching facility which will likely be used to test ballistic missiles, a London-based defence analysis group said Thursday. IHS Jane’s said it had pinpointed the site outside the city of Shahrud, around 350 kilometres (220 […]


Putin to visit Iran for nuclear talks: report

Putin to visit Iran for nuclear talks: report

President Vladimir Putin is to visit Iran in August to try to restart talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear drive, a Russian newspaper reported Wednesday. Putin’s visit is planned for mid-August, shortly after Iran’s moderate new president Hassan Rowhani takes office […]


US general lays out military options in Syria

US general lays out military options in Syria

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one for civilian leaders. In a non-classified letter made public Monday, chairman of the […]


The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Burke Chair is issuing a fully updated version of the second volume in a new series of reports on the Gulf Military Balance. The new volume is called The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions. […]


 
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