Iran wants to expand its influence within the Iraqi state through the military and bureaucracy, it is currently achieving both of these goals.
Tehran is now considered one of the main defenders of the country and Iraqi politicians regularly praise its help and give it cover for its operations, it has also garnered popular support as well amongst some Iraqis.
This will all go a long way to make sure that Iran maintains its power within the country after the war is over.
Iran should have been expected this to happen.
For the second time in three months, Israel has failed in tests of the Arrow anti-ballistic missile system.
The Defense Ministry has published statements which did not tell the entire truth in order to conceal the embarrassing failure.
A report released on Wednesday by the Pew Research Center found that the wealth gap between the country’s top earners and the rest of America had stretched to its widest point in at least three decades.