SECURITY STUDIES

OPINION

Al-Hashd al-Sha’bi: The Process of Secession, Its Aftermath and the Possibilities

Taylan Çökenoğlu

The military-political positioning of the Shrine Militia so far and their secession seem to reflect Ayatollah al-Sistani’s vision.

OPINION

The Unveiling of the Revolutionary Guards' Secret Space Program

Hadi Khodabandeh Loui

The IRGC's rocket capacity to reach an altitude of 425 kilometers and the satellite's military reconnaissance capabilities have geopolitical ramifications for the region.