Azerbaijan's Israeli Weapons: A Lot For Armenia, But A Little For Iran, Too?
When Israel announced that it was selling $1.6 billion in arms to Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani government officials took pains to assure their neighbors in Iran that the weapons were intended for a war with Armenia over Nagorno Karabakh, not for Iran. Well, Azerbaijan's Turan news agency got hold of some details of the weapons package, and while there aren't too many surprises, there is one element that might raise eyebrows in Tehran.
According to Turan's report, Baku's haul includes five Searcher and five Heron drones, Barak-8 air defense systems and Green Pine missile defense radar. All of that would, indeed, be useful against Armenia (or any other foe, really.)
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