Tons of missiles and proxy forces.
Key point: Iran’s sheer size, both in geography and population, are a deterrent to invasion.
One of the most powerful and influential countries in the Middle East is undoubtedly Iran. The Islamic Republic of Iran sits astride several key strategic—and often volatile—regions, including the Persian Gulf, Central Asia, the Indian Ocean and the Caucasus. Iran is primarily a land power, and has invaded and suffered invasion from other...
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