MembersANALYSIS: Israel and Iran Step Up Psychological Warfare

Developments are afoot that are shifting the balance of power and solidifying regional alliances. The next step? War.

By Yochanan Visser | | Topics: Iran, Azerbaijan
When Prime Minister Bennett took the unusual step of revealing recent Mossad actions from the Knesset podium, it was assumed that the intended audience was the Iranian regime.
When Prime Minister Bennett took the unusual step of revealing recent Mossad actions from the Knesset podium, it was assumed that the intended audience was the Iranian regime. Photo: Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90

The covert war between Iran and Israel continues with almost daily new developments and revelations showing that Israel’s security apparatus is working hard to keep Tehran in check and to step up the psychological war against the Islamic Republic. Meanwhile, it has also become clear that Iran is deliberately stalling new nuclear negotiations with the United States by setting unreasonable preconditions. The US has indicated that this situation cannot continue for much longer and that there are other options to halt Iran’s progress in the process of producing a nuclear weapon.

First, let’s look at a report about another mysterious explosion at a hitherto secret base of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in late September.

Originally, the media reported that a fire had broken out at the base and later that an explosion had taken place that killed two members of the IRGC and wounded another.

It was then revealed that the target was an IRGC missile development facility called Shahid Hemmat.

Satellite images from the Israeli firm ImageSat International, which were...

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