Iran is the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism and operates through various proxies, notably Hezbollah, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Iran-backed terrorists in Gaza have fired at least 170 rockets and other weapons at Israel so far this year, despite the fact that it’s been five years since there was a single Israeli settlement in Gaza.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) trains troops around the world and covertly supplies weapons to advance “Iranian interests” - acts that include killing Americans. Imagine if they had nuclear weapons.
The United States should press its allies to enact a new round of sanctions aimed at isolating the Iranian Central Bank, which finances and facilitates the Islamic republic’s nuclear program. All options must remain on the table should sanctions fail.
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By John Solomon
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