Iranian navies’ unconventional shipping points to continued activism abroad

Issue 1119 - 04 Feb 2021

Iran’s regional expansion, its nuclear politics and conflict with the west and GCC allies are all prominent features of regional geopolitics, but has the pressure its behaviours have attracted had any impact on the Islamic Republic’s military projection into its near abroad? GSN’s analysis of recent activity – and especially naval deployments – suggests Iran has suffered setbacks but the build-up continues.

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