Oct. 11, 2021

Is shutdown of CIA Iran Mission Center meant to signal ‘goodwill’?

Iran/Security

The story: The US Central Intelligence Agency is shutting down its dedicated Iran Mission Center after four years. The move is part of a wider internal reorganization to focus more on China. Contrary to what some may have expected, the change has not been welcomed by conservative media outlets in Iran, which see the development as merely a change in US tactics rather than easing of pressure on the Islamic Republic.

The coverage: The merging of the CIA's Iran Mission Center with the agency's broader Middle East unit has been met with skepticism by conservatives in Iran, while there has been no reaction from prominent pro-reform media outlets or figures....

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