- IRGC Commander: Regional War Would Wipe Israel Off the Map
(October 13, 2019 / MEMRI)
The sidelining of the United States in the Middle East, the accelerated decline of Western power and the paralysis of the “cobweb regimes on the verge of collapse” indicate a “waning of the evil regime of global arrogance” led by the United States, said Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami earlier this month.
In an Oct. 3 speech that aired on Ofogh TV (Iran), Salami said that Iran’s “deterrence capabilities” have almost reached their peak; that Israel no longer poses a threat to the Islamic Republic; and that the smallest “mistake” on Israel’s part would be its last because a new war in the region would erase it from the political geography of the world. The following are excerpts from his speech: