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Iran, therefore, is clearly poised to un-doing the Saudi-US regional agenda. In this context, the missile strike has amply demonstrated not only the extent to which it can go, but also shown who it can target in the region. ISIS is far from the only force and entity that the Iranian missiles can wash away. This is pretty evident from the official message given by the Chief of Staff of Iran’s armed forces, Gen. Mohammad Hossein Baqueri, who said in the next morning after the strike, “Iran is among the world’s big powers in the missile field. They (read the US and its allies) don’t have the capability to engage in conflict with us at present, and of course, we don’t intend to involve in clashes with them, but we are in permanent rivalry with them in different fields, including the missile sector.”
Gen. Ramazan Sharif of the Guard told state television in an interview, “The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message,” he said. “Obviously and clearly, some reactionary countries of the region, especially Saudi Arabia, had announced that they are trying to bring insecurity into Iran.”
Gen. Yahya Rahim Safavi, a military aide to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, had specifically forewarned Washington last Wednesday that “if the US decides to start any war against Iran, all its military bases in the region will experience insecurity.” journal-neo.org...
originally posted by: [post=22450186]there are "special" forces actively 'advising' the insurgency to topple Assad. .