IRGC

New Stage

Have the Rules of Engagement in the Syrian Conflict Changed?

Russia was able to defuse the latest confrontation, there are numerous indications that the calculus of the allies in Syria is changing

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Gradual Convergence

Significance of Britain’s Draft Resolution Against Iran in the Security Council

The new move taken by Britain, in concert with the U.S. and France, would ramp up international pressures on Iran.

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Fragile Partnership

Iran’s Gains from Strengthening Economic Relations with India

India’s leadership believes that despite geopolitical risks, cementing partnership with Iran is needed to support trade in Central Asia

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Multiple Issues

Is Iran set for Early Presidential Elections?

The 2009 crisis and the 2017 protests continue to impose direct repercussions on interactions among Iranian political powers.

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Multiple Drivers

What’s Behind Iran’s Continued Missile Muscle-Flexing?

Iran continues to be keen to assert that it will not back down from its current policy, despite continued international pressure.

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Intertwined Issues

How Iran is Dealing with the Tripartite Military Strike on Syria

Tehran sought to downplay the strike launched on the Syrian regime on April 14 by the United States, Britain and France.

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Curbing Moderates

Will the Sanctions Revive the Role of “Shadow Institutions” in Iran?

The Iranian government is facing internal crises at multiple levels, which are no longer confined to growing protests.

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Intentional Politicization

Reasons Behind the Growing Controversy Over Money Laundering in Iran

US sanctions have played a role in triggering political crises whose effects appear to linger over Rouhani's term in office.

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Interim Impasse

Is the IRGC’s Military Doctrine Undergoing Real Change?

There is a relative change in the nature of the functional role of the IRGC not in its general military doctrine due to various factors

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Consequences of Alignment

Why do Qatar and Turkey oppose designating the Pasdaran as a terror group?

The support provided by Qatar and Turkey to Iran amid the recent US decision can be read in light of four main considerations.

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