Col. Akir Nakesh is the main antagonist of the 1986 movie Iron Eagle. He is portrayed by David Suchet.


He is the dictator of an unnamed and hostile Middle Eastern country. He had shot down Doug's father in a dogfight and for violating his country, and later sentenced him to be hanged. When Doug hears the news, Doug and Chappy Sinclair steal some F-16s, storm the country, and take out Nakesh's military. However, Chappy is shot down and presumed dead in the dogfight. Doug arrives at the airport to rescue his father, but his father is wounded by one of Nakesh's men. As Doug attempts to escape, Nakesh confronts Doug in a one-on-one dogfight, ending with Doug killing Nakesh.

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