Preceding this occasion, the United States had exorbitant control over the Iranian government. This western impact prompted hostile to American assumption in Iran.1 Because of undesirable American impact amid the 1950s through the 1970s, the Islamic progressives of 1979 detested western traditions, as well as American outside strategy. In this way, they ended Iran 's quiet relations with the United States of America. Before the Iranian Revolution, the U.S. had increased broad control over Iran by pushing
forces against the Assad Regime, the Iranian government has the opportunity to spread influence within the Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR), specifically within Syria. Iran’s persistent influence across Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon via proxy forces has multiple diplomatic, economic, military, and ______ implications. These relationships and
only building for energy and others, including the United States (U.S.), believing they are trying to build nuclear weapons. If a deal is not completed and the U.S. has to take military action to stop the Iranian nuclear program, then the U.S. will have to concentrate on the major characteristics that define the Iranian culture, how those cultures interact in the joint, multinational, and interagency (JIIM) community, how the U.S. will concentrate on these cultures in the planning and execution
The country is capable of influencing, to some degree, every part of the world. It is also afforded a myriad of political avenues in which to shape this influence. Those avenues can be broken down into 4 categories; Diplomatic, Informational, Military, and Economic (DIME) means. Effectively using these means, either separately or in combination, is a calculated effort driven by the highest levels of American government in pursuit of goals laid out in the National Security Strategy (NSS). The
result of the efforts of their fairly infant Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Plunging in for a closer look, the strength of the IRGC impresses not only politics, but the socioeconomic culture of Iran but not in the most positive fashion. Formally known as Persia, Iran’s military history spans back to the time period before Christ existed. Through thousands of years of regime changes, in more modern times, Iran has adopted a two headed military system. These two factions are the Artesh and
Military Aspects of a Nuclear Armed Iran The military dimensions of dealing with Iran would be forever changed if Iran were to achieve a nuclear weapons capability. The ability to deal with Iran has not significantly changed since the Tanker Wars in the 1980’s. Iran has slowly increased their technology but has failed to produce any legitimate indigenous naval or air assets that would pose a significant threat to United States Naval vessels or the United States’ superior air platforms.
hostile toward the west and in particular the United States. The former Supreme Leader Khomenei once said, “we must strive to export our Revolution throughout the world, and must abandon all idea of not doing so,” # despite their best efforts the Iranians have failed to achieve the Revolution’s goal. Furthermore the vast majority of Muslims and non-Muslims have no desire to live under this form of tyranny that subjugates is people to the will of the ruling elite, denies basic human rights, suppresses
Initial Operational Approach The Iranian threat to the Strait of Hormuz (SOH) The current environment The Arabian Gulf region is currently in a fragile status. Iran is emerging as a regional hegemony trying to expand its sphere of influence over the GCC states and even beyond to the entire Middle East, increasing the tension with its neighbors. Its growing military capabilities along with its nuclear program and ballistic missile technology have risen the instability in the region. On the other side
heavily involved in Middle-Eastern affairs during the latter half of the twentieth century. Following the election of President Eisenhower in 1952, the U.S.’s growing fear of Iranian nationalism and the potential spread of communism throughout the Persian Gulf ultimately coaxed U.S. forces into helping the British’ MI6 oust the Iranian Prime Minister, Mohammad Mossadegh, from power. The CIA successfully overthrew Mossadegh and created a power vacuum in the Middle East, in 1953, through Operation Ajax.
negotiations concerning Iran’s nuclear program led by the United States. Without going into specifics, there have many times where the Iranians could have walked away from the table if they chose in the beginning to even begin these talks. On the whole, Iranians want to do business with the U.S., they want American expertise and technology; not European and not Chinese. SNSC Iranian foreign policy is drafted by The Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) created in 1989 as the result of a constitutional revision