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Don't Lose Sight of Iran's Terrorism Capabilities

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Sep 24, 2019 | 09:45 GMT
A street mural in Tehran depicts Iranian soldiers in action.

The U.S. government on April 8, 2019, designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps as a terrorist organization.

(ROUZBEH FOULADI/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Much attention has been focused on aggressive military actions attributed to Iran in the Persian Gulf region in recent weeks, as well as those of its proxies in other areas of the Middle East. An indictment and a criminal complaint unsealed Sept. 19 in New York, however, serve as a reminder of the asymmetric capabilities Iran and its proxies can tap into to respond to its adversaries, including terrorist tactics....

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