In this edition, Spotlight interviews Elijah Magnier journalist and political analyst from Brussels and George Szamuely senior research fellow at Global Policy Institute from Budapest to discuss the ongoing Media war against Iran after recent drone attack on an Israeli tanker and potential hijack of a vessel off UAE coast on Tuesday.
Western media claim Iran-backed forces are involved in both incidents while Tehran has vehemently denied allegations, urging caution regarding anti-Iran fake news spread by some Western and Israeli media.
Elijah J. Magnier is a veteran war-zone correspondent and political analyst with over 38 years’ experience in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Extended field work in Lebanon, Bosnia, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya and Syria, created his extensive network of trusted military and political contacts. Magnier specialises in real-time reporting and in-depth analysis of political, strategic and military planning, terrorism and counter-terrorism.