February 9, 2017 | Quoted by Raymond Tanter, Edward Stafford - The Algemeiner

Washington Finally Serious About Designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as Terrorists

On Friday, the US Treasury Department announced sanctions on a host of Iranian companies and individuals. It is a welcome development, which hopefully sends a signal to Tehran to rein in its global terror support, ballistic missile testing and oppression of its people.

The action targets people and entities involved in procuring technology and/or materials to support Iran’s ballistic missile program, as well as acting for, or on behalf of, or providing support to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-Quds Force.

Last April, Hezbollah — with the backing of the IRGC, began building new military installations in Syria, according to a report released by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. These appear to be geared toward a future, conventional war with Israel.

Read the full report here


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