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IRGC “Controls a Third of the Iranian Economy”

By John Lee. A report from Deutsche Welle suggests that Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) controls revenues of around $140 billion per annum, equating to about a third of the Iranian economy. With an estimated 120,000 troops, the IRGC, also known as the “Sepah Pasdaran“, is said to run a gigantic commercial enterprise, operating […]