Iran Summary – February 2023

Author: Anna Schaftel – JINSA Programs & Outreach Associate February 2023 Summary: Iran and Russia further increased cooperation to evade Western sanctions and support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Protests in Iran largely “dwindled,” although sporadic protests continued to break out

For years, Iran’s rockets, missiles, and drones have terrorized the Middle East and, more recently, Ukraine. With its recent attacks on multiple Iranian military interests, including reportedly targeting a meeting of Iranians and Syrians to discuss drone manufacturing on February 19,

Iran has tiptoed to the very edge of a nuclear weapons capability: according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Tehran has now enriched uranium to 84 percent, its highest level ever and just shy of weapons-grade (90 percent). Meanwhile,

One Year into the War in Ukraine: Israel’s Preparedness for the Changing Aerial Threat

One year has passed since Russia invaded Ukraine, launching a war of inter-state violence that pits two relatively technologically advanced countries against one another. Therefore, some view it as an example of “the future battlefield,” particularly given the extensive use