IRGC naval commander Tangsiri: “Today, the law of the world is the law of the jungle, and we have a duty to protect our interests from enemies.”
IRGC naval units seized 250,000 liters of fuel smuggled on one of the ships and 130,000 liters on the other vessel.
Israel’s ambassador to the US, Mike Herzog, said he would like to see that deterrence in place “with or without a deal.”
The US government has classified the IRGC as a foreign terrorist organization because it carried out the murders of over 600 military personnel.
From Israel’s perspective, the deal seems to be an unmitigated disaster.
“The fight against terrorism is a global one, a shared mission of the entire world," they said. IRGC's proxies are behind attacks across the region.
Iran fired large missiles that landed near a new US consulate compound and damaged a house, with Iranian regime media reporting that the Islamic Republic was also targeting “Zionist” facilities.
Tehran has been using cruise missiles, helicopters, aircraft, anti-tank missiles and drones in coordination to showcase its latest abilities.
This is the first time a top Israeli official has confirmed a role in the operation in 2020 to assassinate Iran’s top commander Qasem Soleimani.
New research from the Tony Blair Institute exposes a new class of highly indoctrinated technocrats in Iran.