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August 21, 2015 10:27 am

Iranian Revolutionary Guards Looking to Profit From Nuclear Deal

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Jordanian authorities foiled a bomb attack said to have come from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Photo: Screenshot.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards hope to profit from what leaders believe will be a flood of foreign investments if the nuclear deal is approved . Photo: Screenshot.

When Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps took over the nation’s telecommunications monopoly in 2009, the move was denounced as another dark step in the hard-line military group’s seizure of the levers of power.

“It’s not just a matter of the Guards dominating the economy, but of controlling the state,” Alireza Nader, an expert on Iran and the co-author of a comprehensive RAND Corporation report on the Revolutionary Guards, said at the time.

Read full story at The New York Times.

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