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A moment of silence for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi (محسن فخری‌زاده مهابادی)

  In terms of security, we think the last couple of years are a blip that the Iranian powers-that-be would rather forget.    Since 1397, we’ve seen troves of documents from the supposedly secret Nuclear Archives make international headlines , the explosive killing of IRGC-QF head Qasem Soleimani (قاسم سلیمانی ), a series of mysteriously unexplained incidents at nuclear and other sensitive facilities here and there, and now this: our main man, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, has been assassinated . On Iranian soil. Just outside Tehran. In broad daylight.    All of this, despite the regime continuously taking freedoms away from the Iranian people in the name of "security". No wonder they're claiming their revered nuclear scientist died facing an elaborate, futuristic robot that no one could defeat. As head of the shadowy Iranian nuclear research organization SPND (سپند ), F akhrizadeh had been a regular presence in our features here at Redline over the years, so much so tha