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1st Edition

The Warriors Of Islam
Iran's Revolutionary Guard

ISBN 9780367312596
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book 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

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