1) Iran's independence – The Iranian revolution was a leading factor which set Jimmy Carter's government to incite division and conflict in Afghanistan, which shares an extensive western border with Iran.
Marked similarities exist between the international fear generated through the orientalist War on Terror and Covid-19.
Mankind lives in a world of conflict.
At the start of the year, the armed forces of Israel and Iran were put on high alert. Both sides were expecting an attack. Israel even armed its “Lahav” corvette with two Iron Dome missile launchers, which has never happened before.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed on a press conference on Tuesday that al-Qaida had established a new home base in Iran.
Understanding contemporary issues, especially new political conflicts and learning from them, is the only correct lesson to be learned from them.
Eight decades ago in the late summer of 1940 the Wehrmacht's generals, at Adolf Hitler's behest, were beginning preparations for a massive invasion of the USSR. Morale within the German Army was very good indeed, for obvious reasons.