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The Warriors Of Islam

Iran's Revolutionary Guard, 1st Edition

By Kenneth Katzman


192 pages

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pub: 2019-09-13
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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

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Subject Categories

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