It is now less than two years that a decision has been made to equip the IRGC
Ground Force with helicopters and start a helicopter unit," General Jafari told reporters on the sidelines of a ceremony on Wednesday to inaugurate an IRGC
Airborne Force Center to overhaul helicopters near Tehran.
They would also achieve other objectives described by President Trump: They would stop the expansion of IRGC
destabilizing activities in that part of the region and block the transfer of missiles to one of its key allies.
The culmination of the nuclear accord between Iran and the world's six powers (the US, Russia, China, the UK, France, and Germany) escalated the conflict between Rouhani and the IRGC
A central turning point for the development of the IRGC
was the Iran-Iraq War, which began with Saddam Hussein's September 1980 invasion of Iran.
24 episodes included two in which the Squall and the Tempest patrol ships operating in international waters were harassed by three IRGC
boats, which criss-crossed the Tempest's bow and caused "a possible collision hazard".
Reportedly, there are about 12 major banks and financial institutions known to be directly and indirectly linked to the IRGC
and the armed forces.
A radically Persian nationalist, Ahmadi-Nejad perfectly played the role for the IRGC
in projecting the supremacism of the Persian race in his first four-year term - having defeated ex-President Ayatullah Ali-Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani who himself is a Persian nationalist but a theologian influenced by the Arab-dominated sect of Ja'fari Shi'ism.
Suleimani joined the IRGC
after the fall of the Pahlavi monarchy to Khomeini in 1979.
The Extremist Safawi Daily Kayhan Reports That Nearly All The US Demands Had Already Been Met Since Rowhani Took Over And The Suspect' IRGC
Facilities Had Suspended Their Operations
On October 2, The IRGC
conducted three-day massive missile wargames, codenamed Payambar-e Azam 7 (The Great Prophet 7), during which it conducted heavy missile tests in various sites across the country.
Mazda is tied to the IRGC
through its long-standing partnership with the Bahman Group (Bahman), a Tehran-based manufacturing conglomerate that is licensed to manufacture and assemble Mazda vehicles.
McMaster has more than hinted at this, while a number of Republican policymakers, among them Senator Tom Cotton, have evoked the designation of the IRGC
as a "terrorist organization.