Eva J. Koulouriotis | إيفا كولوريوتي Profile picture
Political analyst specialising in the Middle East | Jihadist groups. Opinion writer in @AlQudsAlarabi, @The_NewArab, @Syriawise, @HuffPostGreece, @Annahar.
Sep 11, 2018 13 tweets 20 min read
Iranian militias in #Syria
By the beginning of 2012, with the increasing peaceful demonstrations the #IRGC began to feel the danger to the regime of its ally Assad and the major schisms within the #Assad army. Opposition sources estimate the number of dissidents at 150,000.1/12 Because of Assad's field losses, Tehran gave orders to #Hezbollah terrorist militia to conduct military intervention to save #Assad. It was the first direct military presence of the militia in southern #Damascus and the vicinity of Damascus International Airport.2/12
#Iran #USA