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Iran Intelligence
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Iran Intelligence
In many ways Iran has learned to do what other developed nations have done to protect their interests: try to specialize. This is exactly what it has done in regards to its intelligence and war capabilities. It now has a diverse military and populous system that it at least publicly presents as being able to undertake very distinct protection and defense tasks both inside and outside of the country. Of course, being involved in nearly constant disputes with powerful forces such as the United State and Israel has also required it turn to guerilla type tactics and strategies that enable it to add other capabilities against modern weapons and tools.

The majority of its intelligence collection capabilities seem to be center on three specific units.[footnoteRef:1] They are the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the Quds (or Jerusalem) forces and the asij, which is essentially a popular volunteer contingent. The IRGC….

Iran Country Vulnerability Assessment
Outlook

Each country has extent of constraints during their development. Iran has suffered similar issues by virtue of being among the developing country. It has also been countries that require not only acquiring, but retaining its power to guard its resources. The country has also been surrounded by powerful governments of Iraq and Afghanistan which have been a threat to Iran. Iran's system of government is theocratic, meaning that is lead by a religious leader, and the state is under Islamic Law.[footnoteef:2] Unlike the western countries, it is built on a strong religious base which has very strict parameters both in accountability, and performance.[footnoteef:3] It has not suffered from many political parties until recently with united Front of Principality, and a broad coalition of principalities. Countries fight to be strong so that they can win autonomy, with a greater degree of protection. According to Spykman, most countries were….

Iran's Nuclear Threat
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Iran's Nuclear Threat:
As the development of Iran's nuclear program has increased rapidly, there has been a simultaneous increase in the amount of enriched uranium that could be swiftly transformed into weapons-grade material. While Iranian leaders continue to state that the nuclear program is geared towards peaceful purposes, there are increased concerns that the development of a nuclear bomb would be a major security threat. In attempts to discourage and prevent Iran from its plans of developing a nuclear bomb, the United States and other European Union countries have imposed various sanctions against Iran. These sanctions have brought economic and financial blockades that have huge impacts on the Iran's economic and financial system.

While these sanctions seem to have forced Iran to the negotiation table to deliberate on its nuclear program, they have significant strategic value with regards to the impact they have had on Iran's economic and financial system. The strategic….

Iran Country Assessment -- Economic Assessment
Iran Country Economic Assessment

Economic Assessment

Like many other Islamic countries in the Middle East region, Iran's economy is heavily dependent upon its oil and natural gas resources. According to an estimate, oil and natural gas exports contribute more than 80% of the total export revenues for the country. Tehran; being the business hub for the country, has the highest population, employment opportunities, and industrial setups[footnoteRef:1]. The major industries in Iran include textile, automobile, food and consumer products manufacturing while a number of small and medium enterprises have been set up during the last two to three decades. The Iranian Government formulates its comprehensive economic policy after every five years period. Iran economy has been facing various challenges from local and international environment; unemployment, low industrial growth, inflation, corruption, and international relations are named to be few of them[footnoteRef:2]. [1: World ank. 2012. Iran at a Glance.….

Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program
Institution of Learning

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The interest of Iran's leaders to pursue nuclear energy technology has been active since the 1950s when the then United States President Dwight Eisenhower launched a program which was aimed at providing nuclear energy that would be used for peaceful purposes. The program made steady progress especially since Iran was receiving Western help. However, certain concerns regarding Iran's intentions began to arise and combined with the upheaval of the Islamic evolution that followed in 1979, outside assistance ceased (Bruno, 2010). Most recently in 2002 and 2003, clandestine research into enrichment of fuel as well as conversion brought to surface the questionable ambitions of Iran as they proved to go beyond peaceful intent. Suspicion continued to deepen when in September 2009 a second uranium enrichment facility was revealed to have been constructed near Qom without the knowledge and consent of international inspectors. This….

Iran's Global Reach
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Iran's Global Reach
The degree of efficacy with which Iran's intelligence agencies could gather meaningful intelligence in support of an armed conflict with the United States in the case of the former taking military action against the latter due to Iran's nuclear program is somewhat difficult to ascertain. The difficulty, of course, lies in the decidedly specious nature of Iran's intelligence capacity which, for the sake of public appearances, is largely posited to include "intelligence about the Middle East and Central Asia and domestic intelligence and monitoring of clerical and government officials as well as work on preventing conspiracies against the Islamic republic" (Cordesman 2007, 13). However, there is also a significant amount of evidence in existence that underscores the fact that Iran's intelligence and military capabilities have expanded throughout the globe, either directly through the nation or through its affiliation with other nation states, which may be able to deliver….

Iran Contra
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Iran Contra Affair is the name commonly given to a secret arrangement that sold arms to Iran in exchange for funds that were given to Contra rebels in Nicaragua under U.S. President eagan in the 1980s. The Iran Contra Affair had its roots in the President's commitment to help the contra rebels, who eagan saw as "the moral equivalent of our Founding Fathers" (cited in Wolf). Unfortunately for egan, Congress, under control of the Democrats disagreed, and passed the Boland agreement that prohibited any government agency from giving military aid to the contras. At the same time, eagan was faced with the problem of American hostages held in Lebanon by pro-Iranian groups.
The eagan administration tried to solve both problems with one act: the sale of arms to Iran (which was suppose to result in the release of hostages), with funds going to help the contras. Limitations of the Boland Act….

Iran: A Path towards Rapprochement
The problem that the United States is facing with Iran is related to the problem that it had with Iraq and has in part with Afghanistan. One of the problems is the judgment of the administration that Iran is not doing enough to round up the supporters of Al Qaeda who exist within Iran, as was one of the complaints against Iraq. Some of these Al Qaeda supporters within Iran are believed by the United States to have caused the terrorist activities within Saudi Arabia. The other claim by the United States is that Iran is a Shiite Muslim country and they are the main source of support to the Shiite Muslims within Iraq opposing the United States. It has to be recognized here that even Iraq has a majority of Shiite Muslims, but they had been dominated by the Sunnis for quite some time under….

Here, the British are implicated in a number of ways which are obvious and damning with respect to the fate of European Jewry in the coming years.
3. Examine the events in Palestine 1945 to 1948. hy, in your opinion did the United Nations propose the partition of Palestine? (2 pages)

After orld ar II, when the full extent of the horrors of the Holocaust had become apparent to the global public, the Zionist movement gained significant momentum. Upon the world's revelation that more than 6 million Jews had been sent to the gas chambers, the campaign to make Israel the Jewish national homeland earned the full sympathy and support of the United Nations, the United States and Great Britain. Moreover, the intense pressure which had come to be placed upon the world community with mounting violence between the Zionists, Arabs and British troops in the Palestenian territory would force the….

Iran and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
George W. ush has labeled Iran part of the three nations which most threaten United States security as a nation, along with Iraq and North Korea. He based this statement on the premise that these three nations were developing "weapons of mass destruction," specifically, nuclear arms. Iraq, it has already been established, does not have weapons of mass destruction. North Korea might, and is currently in negotiations with neighboring countries to establish a proliferation protocol for their disarmament. This leaves Iran as an unresolved piece of the international security puzzle.

In recent years, the international buzz regarding nuclear weapons has revolved around North Korea and Iran, two nations who are suspected of creating nuclear power plants and who the U.S. is strongly against acquiring nuclear weapons. The U.S., despite controlling the second-largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the world (10,700 to Russia's 20,000 and China's (the….

While some of the Islamic fundamentalist groups are created to fight for religious purposes, they employ tactics and strategies that make them to be considered as a threat to national security.
This negative perspective of Islam by America has gained momentum in the past few years due to the war on global terrorism. Many nations in the Islamic world have been breeding grounds for terrorists and terrorist groups, which has made them to be the key targets in the war against terrorism. The ush Administration ordered the attack on Iraq not only as part of the war on terror but also to evaluate an idea that had been developing for more than two decades (Milne, 2007, p.667). The main idea behind the war was the consideration of the Middle East as a fertile ground to plant the American way of life.

Conclusion:

While it's still one of the major religions across the….

If it was a little bit of such impact, one could expect it, and discount it as normal aberration, but it is more than just a bit to relate it to forming a united front with other forces" (Ghandichi, 2003).
Thirdly, the opposition is considered to be responsible for the lack of communication with the current administration. Better said, it can be argued that the opposition tries to defy by every means the administration, failing however to put meaning to the allegations they make. In this sense, "unity cannot be achieved with violence and pressure, with incarcerations and long imprisonments, with insults and disrespect toward senior hiite leaders, with threats and intimidations, with shutting down newspapers and with banning the activity of political organizations." (Radio Zamaneh, 2010) at the same time however, the responses of the administration go on the same line, without offering a proper and policy oriented reply.

Finally….

The perception that just because a country has nuclear materials they will automatically use them to produce weapons has actually been proven historically false by the past five decades -- despite a growing number of nuclear powers, not one device has fallen into the hands of terrorists or been detonated in anger. Instead, when countries are on a more even playing field, particularly developing countries, the technology to help modernize has the opposite effect -- why would Iran wish to launch a nuclear attack on anyone knowing full well that it would be completely obliterated by a number of surrounding countries?
In addition, despite the United States being the first nuclear power in the 1940s, the reality of globalism shows us that the world is a far different place in the 21st century. Technology has, in fact, brought the world closer, and if the theory of globalism is correct, conflicts….

Iran Military Assessment
Military Assessment

MILITARY OVERVIEW: The Cold War era and the arms race started in that time has made countries aware of the importance of maintaining a reasonable arsenal of weapons, specially attaining independence in manufacturing and assemblage of weapons. Many countries, starting with Korea started focusing on development of a strong defense industrial base. Establishment of this not just allows a country to gain relative independence in manufacturing of military equipment but also provides a means for assessing the capabilities and vulnerabilities. Of the existing Military arsenal. Such an assessment is not only beneficial to the world community for gauging threats posed by different nations but also to the countries politicians and military analysis's for weighing of and enhancement of said capabilities (RAAND document, pg. 136-138).

AT present the Islamic Republic of Iran is making use of the services of its 'regular forces' that is Army, Navy and Air force,….

Other reasons for the war on Iraq were the weapons of mass destruction that Iraq allegedly possessed, complaints regarding violations of human rights, as well as Saddam Hussein's connection to the Al-Qaeda. Nevertheless, critics of the war have claimed that the oil supply of Iraq was the main reason behind the invasion that took place in 2003.
I think that media coverage of the war in Iraq has the most important role in shaping public perception of the invasion, as well as the reasons behind it. Nonetheless, the fact that U.S. officials have not backed their accusations with solid proof has been a source of dispute over the legitimacy of the war. he degree to which Iraq represented a real terrorist threat to the U.S. And to the world at large is still under debate, but I believe that most pro-war demonstrators have been influenced by biased media reports, and….

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History - Israel

Iran Intelligence

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Iran Intelligence In many ways Iran has learned to do what other developed nations have done to protect their interests: try to specialize. This is exactly what it has done…

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History - Israel

Iran Country Assessment Vulnerability Assessment

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Iran Country Vulnerability Assessment Outlook Each country has extent of constraints during their development. Iran has suffered similar issues by virtue of being among the developing country. It has also been…

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History - Israel

Iran's Nuclear Threat

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Iran's Nuclear Threat: As the development of Iran's nuclear program has increased rapidly, there has been a simultaneous increase in the amount of enriched uranium that could be swiftly transformed…

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Iran Country Assessment Economic Assessment

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Iran Country Assessment -- Economic Assessment Iran Country Economic Assessment Economic Assessment Like many other Islamic countries in the Middle East region, Iran's economy is heavily dependent upon its oil and natural…

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Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program Institution of Learning

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Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program Institution of Learning Course Code / Title The interest of Iran's leaders to pursue nuclear energy technology has been active since the 1950s when the then United States…

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Iran's Global Reach

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Iran's Global Reach The degree of efficacy with which Iran's intelligence agencies could gather meaningful intelligence in support of an armed conflict with the United States in the case of…

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Iran Contra

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Iran Contra Affair is the name commonly given to a secret arrangement that sold arms to Iran in exchange for funds that were given to Contra rebels in Nicaragua…

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History - Israel

Iran a Path Towards Rapprochement

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Iran: A Path towards Rapprochement The problem that the United States is facing with Iran is related to the problem that it had with Iraq and has in part with…

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History - Israel

Iran Hostage Discussion Questions Middle

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Here, the British are implicated in a number of ways which are obvious and damning with respect to the fate of European Jewry in the coming years. 3. Examine…

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History - Israel

Iran and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

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Iran and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty George W. ush has labeled Iran part of the three nations which most threaten United States security as a nation, along with Iraq and…

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Mythology - Religion

Iran Afghanistan and American Perspectives

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While some of the Islamic fundamentalist groups are created to fight for religious purposes, they employ tactics and strategies that make them to be considered as a threat…

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Government

Iran's Opposition After June 2008

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If it was a little bit of such impact, one could expect it, and discount it as normal aberration, but it is more than just a bit to…

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Drama - World

Iran and Nuclear Power the

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The perception that just because a country has nuclear materials they will automatically use them to produce weapons has actually been proven historically false by the past five…

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Military

Iran Country Assessment Military Assessment

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Iran Military Assessment Military Assessment MILITARY OVERVIEW: The Cold War era and the arms race started in that time has made countries aware of the importance of maintaining a reasonable arsenal…

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Iran the Current President of

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Other reasons for the war on Iraq were the weapons of mass destruction that Iraq allegedly possessed, complaints regarding violations of human rights, as well as Saddam Hussein's…

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