I have written before about the covert threat that Iran poses to the Western Hemisphere and the activity of the Republican Guard within Central America. Here is a quick look at a macro level of the drivers of the current conflict with Iran, and where it could go in the short to medium term.
- Expedition 42 Soyuz Rocket Rolls Out
The Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for Nov. 24 and will carry Expedition 42 Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Terry Virts of NASA , and Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency into orbit to begin their five and a half month mission on the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani