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February 15, 2013 11:13 am

Assasinated Iranian Revolutionary Guard General Was Central Figure

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Jerusalem Post – Details about the assassination of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards commander in Lebanon, Gen. Hassan Shateri, remain shrouded in mystery, but judging by the eulogies showered on Shateri at his funeral, his death represents a significant blow to Iran’s tentacle in southern Lebanon.

Meir Javedanfar, an Israeli-Iranian Middle East analyst who teaches Iranian politics at the Interdisciplinary Center (Herzliya), said reports in the Iranian media suggest Shateri was an important figure who had an overt and a covert role.

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