Khameini and Rouhani

Iran’s Supreme Leader Revives Feared Intelligence Unit Of Iran’s IRGC

When reports emerged earlier this month that prominent Iranian Internet entrepreneur Arash Zad had been arrested in August at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport, it was unknown who apprehended him, or why.

But suspicion has since fallen on the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ (IRGC) intelligence arm, whose increased activities could indicate that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has rejuvenated the much-feared unit so he can gain greater control over the country.

  • He is one of Obama’s friends and allies….

  • Minicapt

    “counter-intelligence unit”