The “Axis of Resistance” is a term used by the Islamic Republic of Iran for militias under its control, which are mainly funded, armed and directed by Iran’s terrorist designated Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force branch, the country’s extraterritorial operations arm.
Iran’s self-described “Axis of Resistance” however, is more akin to an “Axis of Terrorism” as it pursues policies that are detrimental to both regional and global security.
The term has been used over the years to refer to an alliance between Tehran and its affiliates, which most recently include Kataib Hizbullah and Asaib Ahl al-Haq in Iraq, Hizbullah in Lebanon and the Houthis in Yemen.
Such proxies are working on several fronts to impose the Islamic Republic’s hegemony and expansionist policies in the region. In return, Tehran provides its “axis” partners with all the money, weapons and support they need.
All this comes at the expense of the Iranian people, who are reeling from a severe economic crisis.
The threats posed by the Islamic Republic and its affiliates will likely become more serious under the presidency of new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
The drone attack in late July on oil tanker Mercer Street in the Arabian Sea, near the coast of Oman that coincided with Raisi’s inauguration is a clear indication that the Iranian regime’s intent is to continue disturbing regional stability.
The Iranian regime insists on igniting wars and conflict in the region through its lackeys, and its people pay the price for its aggressive policy against its neighbours.
The Iranian public is livid today. Demonstrations are expanding across Iran to protest repression, discrimination, stifling economic conditions and neglect in providing public services.
The countdown for the downfall of the Iranian regime has started — a fall that will happen at the hands of its people, and it is now only a matter of time until it happens.
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