OPINION: Can Iran Face America? Empty Threats or Seriousness?

4 mins read Iran knows that it is out of allies. Russia is not going to help. Moscow has allowed over 200 Israeli air strikes against Iranian forces in Syria, because they want them out. And Russia is the last country in the world that wishes for a military conflict with America. China is even further away. Turkey is a member of NATO. Iraq has stood on the sidelines and stopped trading with Iran. Even Qatar, after all of its statements of support for the Islamic Republic, has allowed a US base to be used as the main launch pad.

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