(FiveNation.com)- Last week, the United States intelligence community warned that Iran will likely threaten the United States directly and through proxies as it continues to develop its own covert networks across the United States. The alarming assessment comes as President Joe Biden prepares to ink a new version of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the failed Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.
Following the assessment from U.S. intelligence, Iran claimed responsibility for a missile attack that landed close to a United States consulate currently under construction in Iraq. American officials also blamed Iran for the attack, and thankfully there were no deaths or injuries.
The Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which is already considered a terrorist organization in the United States, took responsibility for the attack and said that it was targeting Israeli operations in the region.
The 2022 Annual Threat Assessment, which is an annual report published by America’s top intelligence officials, says that Iran “will threaten U.S. persons directly and via proxy attacks, particularly in the Middle East.
The report, which you can read here. Also accused Iran of remaining committed to its efforts to maintain covert networks of terrorists and fighters in the United States.
“Iran also remains committed to developing networks inside the United States — an objective it has pursued for more than a decade,” the report says.
The report was published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and should be of real concern to President Joe Biden and his administration as he attempts to revive the Obama-era nuclear deal.