Officers and allies consolidate the IRGC’s hold over Iranian politics, security and business

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Issue 1184 - 08 Feb 2024 | 7 minute read

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC)’s influence over Iranian politics and business has become an integral element of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s domination and the organisation may well provide a successor to the supreme leader. A new series of GSN profiles shows the extent that military and political leaders with an IRGC background occupy influential posts across the Islamic Republic.

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