THE CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY'S AMBITION TO REPLACE THE UNITED STATES AND DOMINATE THE WORLD Bilateral trade volume between the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) and Iran grew exponentially between 1992 and 2011, increasing by more than one hundred times in seventeen years, although there was significant slowdown due to pressure caused by international sanctions on the Iranian regime. Due to the CCP’s assistance, Iran was able to weather the international isolation imposed on it and develop a broad arsenal of short-to medium-range ballistic missiles, as well as anti-ship cruise missiles. The Chinese also provided it with sea mines and fast attack craft, and helped Iran establish a covert chemical weapons project. Read the chapter on The Chinese Communist Party's Global Ambitions: Follow us on