Iran’s will to win the Middle East wars stems from a strategic culture of “us against the world,” forged in the cauldron that followed the 1979 revolution.
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
Iran’s proxy Axis of Resistance network seldom involves absolute control but gives it flexibility to conduct asymmetric warfare across the Middle East.
Iran’s IRGC and Pakistan’s ISI have been regional competitors for decades. Their battle has at times extended into their respective countries.
Iranian state media reports the IRGC struck militant targets in Pakistan’s western Balochistan province, reflecting an expanding regional war.
Israel’s assassination campaign escalates its shadow war with Iran, with the growing potential for a second front in Lebanon opening.