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The Warriors Of Islam

Iran's Revolutionary Guard, 1st Edition

By Kenneth Katzman

Routledge

192 pages

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Description

This book shows that the revolutionary guard has resisted professionalization on the key aspect of war decision making. It explains how the Guard was able to resist ideological dilution despite its need to adopt a rationalized and complex organizational structure.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Guard as Revolutionary Institution -- The Political Environment -- The Resiliency of the Revolutionary Guard -- The Guard’s Organizational Complexity -- The Guard's Political Autonomy -- Guard Factionalism -- Conclusions and Prospects

About the Author

KennethKatzman

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL059000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies