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Analysis of Iranian Revolution Guard Corps in the Context of its Inclusion on the List of Foreign Terrorist Organisation


United states of America classified from 2019 Iranian revolution guards as “foreign terrorist organisation”. Article analyses consequences of this step. Text in the introduction presents Guards and highlights the differences between this organization and “classical” terrorist organization. Goal of the main part of text is to analyze American steps and finds consequences resulting from it. This work concluded that though legal consequences of putting Guards on the list of “foreign terrorist organization” are small, on the other hand its practical impacts are huge. There was also found link between putting Guards on this list and new American strategy of “maximal pressure” against Iran.

Matěj Macháček, borne in 1998. Currently studying bachelor program political science/security and strategic studies at Faculty of social studies MUNI. Field of interests are Middle east and terrorism, especially in the context of religious terrorism.

Country: Czech Republic


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