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Iran Is Flexing Its Muscles in Latin America

This photo released on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 by the Iranian Army, shows Iran-made warship Makran prior to be joined to the Navy, in Iran. (Iranian Army via AP)

By    |   Thursday, 03 June 2021 07:01 AM EDT

Two Iranian naval vessels believed to be bound for Venezuela could signal yet another deepening tie between two adversaries of the United States.

For decades, Iran has looked to Latin America to create political alliances, grow trade, and project its global power. It has cozied up to Latin American countries that are hostile to the U.S. in order to establish as much influence in the region as possible.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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Two Iranian naval vessels believed to be bound for Venezuela could signal yet another deepening tie between two adversaries of the United States. For decades, Iran has looked to Latin America to create political alliances...
iran, venezuela, latin america, political alliance
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2021-01-03
Thursday, 03 June 2021 07:01 AM
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