US/Saudi/NATO/Egypt/Israel COALITION against Syria/Iran/Hamas/Lebanon/Russia

18 09 2014


The Islamic State, itself the result not only of U.S. policies but of American and allied funding and weapons, is the excuse…NOT the real target.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei is right when he condemns the recent Paris conclave as a dangerous effort by the United States and Arab countries hostile to Iran to use the excuse of IS as an opportunity to promote an anti-Tehran agenda in Syria and throughout the region.”

And  Reza Marashi, research director at the National Iranian American Council, is right when he says in a rather diplomatic way:  “Iran sees this as an effort by Saudi Arabia and its allies and the United States to exert leverage and pressure on Iranian interests to degrade or weaken Iranian influence in Syria”

More as usual at MiddleEast.Org and