IRGC Articles


Even Seemingly Harmless Investments in Iran Will Flow to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard

7:15 AM, Aug 17, 2015

Proponents of the Iran nuclear agreement say assisting Iran out of its economic isolation could help prop up more moderate elements within the Islamic Republic.

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Obama and the Iranian Revolution Guard Corps

They're tacitly coordinating around the Middle East
3:35 PM, Aug 10, 2015

President Obama has decided to double down on his claim that Iranian hardliners “are making common cause with the Republican caucus.” In an interview with Fareed Zakaria that aired on Sunday, Obama

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Iran Deal Huge Victory for Regime's Hardliners

6:51 AM, Jul 21, 2015

One of the new talking points for defenders of the Obama White House’s Iran deal is that lifting sanctions will hurt the regime’s hardliners, in particular the Revolutionary Guard.

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Friend and Foe in Syria

The enemy of my enemy is my enemy’s enemy.
Mar 02, 2015

Last week, outgoing chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces Benny Gantz told an American audience that it’s important the international community defeat both camps of regional extremists. The way Gantz sees it, on one side there are Sunni radicals, like the Islamic State, al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the Nusra Front, an al Qaeda affiliate. On the Shiite side are Iran and the Revolutionary Guards expeditionary unit, the Quds Force, as well as Hezbollah and Iranian-backed Iraqi Shiite militias.

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The Iranian Regime’s Mr. Fix It

Is there anything Gen. Qassem Suleimani can’t do?
Jun 30, 2014

Qassem Suleimani is apparently the most interesting man in the world. To judge by the profiles in major Western media outlets—including the New Yorker, BBC, and the Guardian—the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ external operations unit, the Quds Force, is the most feared and ruthless military strategist since Rommel. He’s also a fixer, a cleaner, like a figure out of a Quentin Tarantino film. Just last week, Suleimani was on call to help out a troubled client in Baghdad.

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Pentagon: Iran Continues to Support Taliban, Oppose U.S.

4:25 PM, Jul 12, 2012

In a report to Congress authored in April, and posted online earlier this week by Bloomberg News, the Defense Department has once again accused Iran of supporting the Taliban. The unclassified assessment, which is titled “Annual Report on Military Power of Iran,” makes it clear that the U.S. remains the primary focus of Iran’s military and clandestine designs.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards Cracks Down on Christians

8:50 AM, Jun 13, 2012

As the U.S. and its allies prepare to return to the negotiating table with Iranian representatives, hoping to reach a deal on their nuclear ambitions, the Islamic Republic has significantly ratcheted up its efforts to repress religious minorities in the country.

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More on Iran’s Brazen Terrorist Plots

9:05 AM, Oct 12, 2011

Yesterday, I noted that the criminal complaint filed in the case of an Iranian plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. includes references to what appear to be senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) commanders. These IRGC-QF personalities were unnamed in the complaint, for whatever reason. But the implication is that the assassination plot and other planned operations were approved at the highest levels of the IRGC-QF, the Iranian regime’s chief exporter of terrorism throughout the world.

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The Kirchner Government's Schizophrenic Relationship with Iran

11:41 AM, Jun 21, 2011

Analyzing Argentina’s foreign policy can sometimes be more suited to psychiatrists than journalists. Consider, for example, how President Cristina Kirchner and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman have handled bilateral relations with Iran.

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IRGC: 'The Day After Iran’s First Nuclear Test Is A Normal Day'

9:01 AM, Jun 15, 2011

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has just published the following article on its website, indicating clearly that the regime seeks a nuclear bomb.

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