war on the rocks

Iran Retaliates Against ISIS for Parade Attack

October 10, 2018

Episode Notes:

On Sept 22 in Iran, four gunmen assaulted an annual military parade, killing 25 people, half of whom were Revolutionary Guard. Revolutionary Guard swore “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance and on Sept 30, Iran retaliated by firing missiles at IS targets in Syria. Afshon Ostovar, Professor at the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School shares his view on how Iran is managing the conflict.