'It's become a monster': is Iran's revolutionary guard a terror group?

Tehran has promised ‘crushing’ retaliation if the US decides to add the powerful force to list of terrorist groupsSoon after the Shah of Iran was forced from power in 1979, a small group of the uprising’s young leaders suggested the creation of a national guard, tasked with preserving the new Islamic revolution – and counterbalancing the country’s conventional military. Related: 'We are on a tightrope': Trump poised to walk away from Iran nuclear deal Related: Donald Trump’s demonisation of Iran is dishonest and dangerous | Michael Axworthy Related: Qassem Suleimani:...
26 Published By - theguardian.middleeast - 2017.10.12. 13:45
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