The Iranian Army must also be committed to Islamic ideology, as it falls under Khomeini’s rule. Being the major armed force in Iran, the army is, understandably, much better equipped than the other forces of Iran. This started after the end of the Iran-Iraq War. Iranian forces had been severely outgunned, which then led the Iranian parliament to announce very extensive spending in the way of military preparedness. Khomeini himself had created
IRGC, and became the main tool of oppression in the hands of their Shiite Fuhrer. Over the past three decades, they evolved and built a military-industrial-financial complex. However, they have not limited themselves to the normal economy. They expanded Iran’s underground economy and their own control over it: they built a mafia cartel. Consequently, it is not surprising that to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington; the Quds Force sought the help of Mexican drug cartels.
The United States government has classified the Islamic Republic of Iran as one of the foremost sponsors of terrorism with allegations that Iran provides support for training, financial resources, and equipment to the terrorist groups based in different parts of the world since 1984. Since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, the members of the international community have also accused Iran of Sponsoring terrorism which has been stated as not only but also dominant (Byman). The Global Terrorism Database
characteristics of KH and the support and resources that the group still to use’s today. This paper will also examine the political, military, economic, social, information, infrastructure, physical environment, and time variables. United States Forces will have to
Antigovernment movements broke out in early 2011 with the Arab Spring. The Syrian government has used brute force, even illegal chemical weapons, to suppress protests. Armed resistance to the regime arose in the summer as soldiers defected from Assad and established the Free Syrian Army consequently. The main belligerents consist of the Syrian Army, the Syrian National Defense Force, Shabiha, Hezbollah, and Iran, whilst the opposing parties consist of Syrian National Council, Syrian National Coalition, Islamic
We have been focusing upon how those in terrorist leadership positions communicate their agenda to those within their organizations, their affiliates, and to the world at large. Focusing upon Osama bin Laden, how would you compare and contrast his ability to communicate and exert influence upon these various audiences from the years preceding 9/11 until his death? Summary Al Qaeda leaders and affiliates have conducted sophisticated public relations and media campaigns since the mid-1990s. Terrorism