Iran’s Satellite Launch: Not an ICBM Test

by Michael Elleman Iran attempted and failed to lift the Payam-e Amirkabir satellite into orbit using a Simorgh rocket on 15 January. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to the news by stating that the purportedly ‘innocent satellite’ launched by… Continue Reading  

The Iranian Ballistic Missile Launches That Didn’t Happen

by Greg Thielmann Iran’s binge of short- and medium-range ballistic missile launches on March 8 and 9 garnered considerable attention in the press and in American political circles. These provocative launches, which coincided with a visit to Israel by Vice… Continue Reading