Republic of Iran’s foreign policy is largely based on its revolutionary
anti-Western rhetoric and hostility toward the US and some of Washington’s
close allies in the Middle East. Since 1979, Tehran has relied on local proxies
in the region, such as Lebanese Hezbollah, as well as a dynamic disinformation
campaign to enlarge its sphere of influence throughout the Islamic world.
The Achilles’ heel of that effort is the fact that the major...