A major escalation in an ongoing war.
An organization responsible for the deaths of over 600 Americans in Iraq.
Neither useless nor counterproductive.
Stating the obvious isn’t a provocation.
An anti-American worldview combined with a strategy based on terror and repression.
A windfall for the Revolutionary Guard’s economic empire.
What makes Iran so dangerous is messianism combined with the Revolutionary Guard. The men with guns call the shots. (Interview by Lee Smith.)