🎧 Origins of Modern Iran
🎧 Warfare • 39m
As protests continued across Iran last week, a number of Iranian-made kamikaze drones were fired by Russian forces at targets thousands of miles away in Kyiv, Ukraine.
It marks the first time that these Iranian weapons have been used against a European capital, as well as a new low for relations between Iran and the West - which were already under strain.
So how did we get here? In this episode, James is joined by Professor Ali Ansari of St Andrews University in Scotland to learn the historical context to modern Iran - from the Iranian Revolution to the nuclear deal torn up by ex-US President Donald Trump in 2018.
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