Yossi Mansharof

Yossi Mansharof

יוסי מנשרוף הוא תלמיד תואר שלישי בחוג להיסטוריה של המזה"ת באונ' חיפה וחוקר במרכז עזרי לחקר איראן והמפרץ הפרסי.

Iran Wants to Leverage Aleppo into a Campaign Against the Gulf States and Israel

| December 30, 2016

Events in Aleppo are playing an important role in Iran’s strategic plan to establish an overland corridor that would give it access to the Mediterranean coast. Since the city’s fall, Tehran has been urging non-state groups to come under its wing in return for massive and comprehensive support. The intensification of the Shiite-Sunni conflict acts as a barrier between Iran and its potential clients.

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Implications of the Emergent Russian-Hezbollah Coordination in Syria

| December 2, 2016

Recently, Hezbollah-affiliated Lebanese media reported on a first meeting in Aleppo between Russian senior military officials and Hezbollah field commanders, whereby the two sides agreed to continue conferring on a regular basis. The timing of this meeting, prior to the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump, appears to have been a calculated move, and it bears important implications for the US and Israel.

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