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Dr. Ardavan Khoshnood, a non-resident Associate at the BESA Center, is a criminologist and political scientist with a degree in intelligence analysis. He is also an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Lund University in Sweden.

ARTICLES BY: Ardavan Khoshnood

March 4, 2021 1:52 pm

Amid Israeli and US Victories, Russia and Iran Sign an Intelligence Pact

The Islamic Republic of Iran has an extensive and complex intelligence apparatus. Its two most important intelligence institutions are the Ministry of Intelligence (MOI) and...

February 17, 2021 2:43 pm

Iran Is Using Violence to Put Pressure on Biden

On Monday, February 15, several rockets were fired at Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq. Information is still scarce, but it is known that at...

February 9, 2021 12:49 pm

An Arrest in the US Shows Iran’s Influence in the West

On January 19, 2021, one day before the inauguration of Joe Biden as president, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the FBI had...

January 31, 2021 3:35 am

The Real Dangers of Lifting Sanctions on Iran

In 2018, President Donald Trump announced that the US was withdrawing from the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with the Islamic regime in Iran and reintroducing strict...

January 14, 2021 7:37 am

What Will Happen When Supreme Leader Khamenei Dies?

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ali Khamenei, took office in 1989. He is now 81, and rumors about his declining health...

December 29, 2020 6:08 am

Iran’s Killing Machine: Political Assassinations by the Islamic Regime

It was recently revealed that the Iranian regime was planning to assassinate the US ambassador to South Africa. Tehran denied any such plans, but a...

December 14, 2020 7:22 am

Who Will Be Iran’s Next President?

The Islamic Republic of Iran will hold its presidential election on June 18, 2021. Although the election is in fact more of a selection, the...

December 1, 2020 7:11 am

The Assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: What Are the Iranian Regime’s Options?

On Friday, November 27, 2020, at 18:17 Iranian local time, the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MDAFL) of the Islamic Republic of Iran...

November 20, 2020 10:24 am

The Al-Masri Assassination: Another Iranian Intelligence Failure

On Friday, August 7, 2020, at around 9:00 p.m., shots were heard in the prosperous Pasdaran district of Tehran. Two individuals on a motorcycle had...

September 15, 2020 5:07 am

The 1988 Massacres Still Haunt the Islamic Regime in Iran

The Shah of Iran left the country in January 1979 after the Islamic revolution. A month later, the leader of the revolution, Aytaollah Ruhollah Khomeini,...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Security Guards at French Jewish School Praised for Apprehending Suspected ...

Jewish organizations warmly praised security guards at a Jewish school in the city of Marseille in southern France after they...


Are Israel’s New $100 Million Helicopters Allergic to Dust?

CTech - A week after Israel's Minister of Defense Benny Gantz approved the Air Force's recommendation to purchase from the US the new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter at $100...

Middle East

Iran Reports Thwarted Plane Hijacking Plot

i24 News – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) reported on Friday a thwarted plane hijacking plot, as cited by the Associated Press. The purported attack targeting a passenger jet took...

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