By Ali Alfoneh
In Iran Unveiled, center East professional Ali Alfoneh describes the arrival rebellion of the Islamic innovative Guards Corps (IRGC), and the results this is able to have on local and foreign politics. As Iran reports crucial swap in its background because the revolution of 1979 and the institution of the Islamic Republic, the regime in Tehran, frequently governed through the Shia clergy, is growing to be an army dictatorship ruled through the officials of the IRGC. this variation is altering not just the financial system and society in Iran, but in addition the Islamic Republic’s family members with the us and its allies. This ebook offers the criminal, historic, ideological and armed forces frameworks for what Alfoneh believes to be an escalating and inevitable revolution in Iran.
Iran Unveiled informs and educates a person with an curiosity in Iran-US kinfolk and the way forward for heart jap politics at a time at a time of transforming into stress in a single of the world's so much volatile yet vital political zones.
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Ibid. 33. “Aks-ha-ye Montasher-Nashodeh Az Nokhostin Farmandeh-ye Sepah” [Unpublished Photos of the First Commander of the Guards], Jam News (Tehran), July 13, 2011. Id=8143&Serv=10 (accessed April 16, 2012). 34. “Zendegi-Nameh-ye Abbas-e Aqa-Zamani” [Biography of Abbas AqaZamani], Iran (Tehran), September 13, 2010. Available in Persian at http://www. htm (accessed April 16, 2012). See also “Showra-ye Enqelab-e Eslami” [The Council of the Islamic Revolution], Iran (Tehran), September 13, 2010. htm (accessed April 16, 2012).
Khatami heralded a new era of political reforms in the Islamic Republic, but his landslide victory, demonstrating popular support for political and social reform, was also a source of great concern to Khamenei and many Revolutionary Guardsmen, who feared that Khatami could be to Iran what Mikhail Gorbachev was to the Soviet Union: He might be sincere in his loyalty to regime ideology but might inadvertently unleash forces that would spin out of control and destroy the system. Yahya Rahim Safavi, who owed his appointment as IRGC chief to his moderate and noninterventionist views, became a radical opponent of Khatami and the reform movement.
30. Abol-Hassan Bani-Sadr, Nameh-ha Az Agha-ye Bani-Sadr Be Agha-ye Khomeini Va Digaran…[Letters from Mr. Bani-Sadr to Mr. Khomeini and Others], edited by Firouzeh Bani-Sadr (Frankfurt, Germany: Entesharat-e Enqelab-e Eslami, 2006), p. 47. 31. , p. 56. 32. Ibid. 33. “Aks-ha-ye Montasher-Nashodeh Az Nokhostin Farmandeh-ye Sepah” [Unpublished Photos of the First Commander of the Guards], Jam News (Tehran), July 13, 2011. Id=8143&Serv=10 (accessed April 16, 2012). 34. “Zendegi-Nameh-ye Abbas-e Aqa-Zamani” [Biography of Abbas AqaZamani], Iran (Tehran), September 13, 2010.