It has been proven that the only way to paralyze Iran is by firstly hitting all its allies in the region with an iron fist, and also building on internal rifts that ultimately lead to a lack of support from its allies. Only then will Iran stop its inflated dreams and its expansionist hopes and ambitions. Iran is actually testing the water. Before expanding, Iran waits for reactions. If circumstances allow it, it takes over territory - if not, it quickly retreats in a pragmatic opportunistic manner.
Any warning discourse toward Iran is usually exploited by the Iranian leaders to play the role of the victim inside the country against what it calls the global arroganceSawsan Al-Shaer