Using the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards to Export the Revolution

[Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center] The aspiration to export the Islamic revolution to all Muslim societies (and to all human society as well) was an integral part of the philosophy of Ayatollah Khomeini, who led the revolution and founded the Islamic republic in 1979. The Quds (Jerusalem) Force is one of five branches of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, which is the strongest military-security body in Iran and the regime's main support. The Quds Force, numbering several thousand, was established at the beginning of the 1990s to help export the revolution beyond the borders of Iran, and became the main Iranian apparatus working secretly beyond its borders.

2007-04-04 01:00:00

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