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Syrian Conflict is now a Regional War

  Is the Syrian Civil War Becoming a Regional War? According to the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers, the three-year old Syrian War is now a “Regional War,” having drawn in other nations and non-state actors as belligerents in the conflict. Here is a quick look at the facts […]

Iran Crosses Into Iraq to Hit Rebels

Iranian forces crossed the border into northern Iraq to strike at a Kurdish Iranian rebel group in retaliation for a  bombing inside Iran that killed 12  in a military parade in the town of Mahabad.  Iran claimed to have killed 30 rebels on the Iraqi side of the border.

Israel-Iran War Draws Closer

On August 21, 2010, Iran, with Russian aid, began inserting the fuel rods into the Bushehr reactor. Some analysts believed that Israel would not risk an attack after August 21 for because of the risk of serious nuclear contamination throughout the Gulf region if the reactor were to be destroyed. However, other analysts see evidence […]

Iran Reactor: Will Israel Attack the Bushehr Reactor?

Russian sources associated with that nation’s assistance program with Iran’s nuclear program announced that by August 21, 2010, the fuel rods necessary to power the Bushehr nuclear reactor will be installed. Some analysts, such as John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., believe that announcement creates a deadline by which Israel will attack the […]

Iran, Syria, and Hezbollah may be preparing for a summer, 2010 war against Israel

A new article at Debka.com relates concerns that Iran, Syria, and Hezbollah may be preparing for a summer, 2010 war against Israel.  See the article at Debka.com’s site: http://www.debka.com/article/8745/ And the History Guy page at http://www.historyguy.com/iranwar.htm

Iran War Creeping Upon Us

The world is slowly creeping toward the long-awaited and long-feared Iran War.  What is this ‘Iran War?”  At some point, Iran will be attacked, most likely by Israel, perhaps less likely by the United States or some coalition of Western powers.  But the ongoing concerns regarding Iran’s continued nuclear weapons development and the collapse of […]

Iran’s Baluchi Rebels Bomb Revolutionary Guard

Iran is far from a homogenous nation. The Islamic Republic has many ethnic and religious minority groups, and many of them chafe under Tehran’s rule. The Baluchis of southeastern Iran (like their ethnic kin across the border in Pakistani Baluchistan), want freedom from the central government, and are conducting a guerrilla/terrorist war to achieve their […]

Iran War Scenarios Grow

The news out of the Pittsburgh G-20 Summit about the hitherto secret Iranian nuclear facility, coupled with Iranian missile tests near the Yom Kippur Jewish holiday raise the fears of a Western Powers/Israeli pre-emptive attack on Iran. See http://www.historyguy.com/iranwar.htm for more information and links.   http://www.historyguy.com/iranwarsbookstore.htm

Iran War Scenarios and Analysis

The Iran War Scenarios and Analysis page is now up and running.  This page will track current news, rumors, and analysis related to possible attacks on Iran by the United States and/or Israel. http://www.historyguy.com/iranwar.htm

Iran Election Protests and Violence June 2009

New page on the recent political violence in Iran and in Tehran at http://www.historyguy.com/iran_unrest_2009.htm