Iran's Revolutionary Guards Entangled in Regional Wars

(Christian Science Monitor) Scott Peterson - Never before has Iran's Revolutionary Guards been engaged so deeply and widely abroad. They are engaged in Syria and Iraq, waving the flag in Yemen, and very influential in Lebanon. At least seven IRGC generals have died on the frontlines, primarily in Syria but also in Iraq. Each conflict has devolved largely along sectarian lines that pit Shiite Iran against its regional Sunni rivals, Saudi Arabia and Persian Gulf states allied with the U.S. and Israel.

2015-09-10 00:00:00

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