FORUM

Apr 23 2020

Opinion: Achievement and consequences of launching military satellite Nour

After US coup in Iran in 1953, in which fleeing king returned back and republic administration of “Mosaddegh” was overturned, USA became the most influential player in Iran’s politics. US not only influenced Iran’s foreign policies, but also became Iran’s biggest economy and military partner. Iran started to buy numerous expensive weapons and pay for them with the money from oil export. It was almost a barter, oil for weapon. From 60 km ranged missiles to satellite carrier rocket US weapons had limits. Iranians could not do the maintenance specially the aircraft, since Iran was not supposed to receive the …