04 July 2010
A top Iranian official says the United States has devised a model of war
against Iran based on information technology.
"Americans have developed a model of war against Iran dubbed irregular
war. It is focused on people and is completely different from classical
wars," Head of the Iranian Passive Defense Organization Gholamreza
Jalali was quoted by IRNA as saying on Sunday.
"Based on this model, they say, the government should be stripped of the
power to rule the people and should be utterly desperate in critical
times," added Jalali.
He underlined threats are currently categorized based on different
"Today, there is talk of fourth-generation threats which revolve around
information technology," added the official.
He underscored in cyberwar, it is technology which counts.
"In this war, soldiers cannot defend the nation, but technical experts
and scientists are the ones who should repel it," Jalali stated.
He said a 'superpower' in terms of technology can influence other
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