Iran’s Nuclear and Military Efforts in the Shadow of Coronavirus and Economic Collapse

 

 

Notwithstanding the difficult challenges of the coronavirus crisis and a deteriorating economy, Iran is pushing ahead with its uranium enrichment and missile and space programs as well as its activities in Syria. It also has yet to concede to the US in their clash over sailing in the Gulf. Tehran fears that any sign of weakness might endanger the Islamist regime, particularly as resentment continues to grow among ordinary Iranians. With that in mind, it is doing all it can to flex its muscles for both domestic and international audiences.

Source: Iran’s Nuclear and Military Efforts in the Shadow of Coronavirus and Economic Collapse

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