Iran is a thousand miles away from Israel. And unlike the Palestinians, Iran doesn’t claim Israeli land.
So why does Shiite Iran arm Sunni Palestinians, when their enemies are Sunni? The Palestinians are predominately Sunni Muslim, which is the Arab group that Iran is at war with!
If you are confused, then this episode is for you. We’ll dive into the history of Israel arming Iran secretly during the Iran-Contra scandal. And how that transitioned into modern relations.
This is based on the book, Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States by Trita Parsi:
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