Iran’s Maritime Mirage

Behnam Ben Taleblu
Senior Iran Analyst, Foundation For the Defense Of Democracies
Patrick Megahan
Research Associate for Military Affairs, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies

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The Author is Behnam Ben Taleblu

Behnam Ben Taleblu is a Senior Iran Analyst at Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Previously, Behnam served as a Non-Resident Iran Research Fellow and Iran Research Analyst at FDD, where he leveraged his native Farsi skills in addition to subject-matter expertise.

The Coauthor is Patrick Megahan

Patrick Megahan is FDD's research associate for military affairs, where his research focuses on the evolving military balance of power in a rapidly-changing Middle East. He manages MilitaryEdge.org, an interactive and cutting-edge online tool that monitors and compares the qualitative and quantitative strengths of state and non-state actors.

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