Broadcasts on: 14 Feb 9:30 PM
On a recent visit to Lebanon, Iran’s Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, declared that Tehran never wanted the Hamas-Israel war to expand into a wider regional conflict.
While in line with other such statements by senior regime officials, the Islamic Republic’s pious public position must always be juxtaposed with its actions and ultimate aim of gaining Middle East hegemony while degrading the power of Israel and the West.
So, whom should we believe, the Minister, or the missiles and the militias belying his words? To gain enlightenment on this question, we have with us :
– Host : Jonathan Hessen
– Editor at Large : Amir Oren : Host of Watchmen Talk and Powers in Play
– Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Mark Kimmitt : former US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs
– Dr. Rafael Bardaji : former Spanish National Security Advisor