10 Aug '17, 3pm

US to designate the IRGC, affiliates as terrorists | FDD's Long War Journal

President Donald Trump signed wide-ranging Congressional sanctions against Iran, North Korea and Russia last week. Known as the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, the law’s Iran section requires the president to extend a terrorism designation pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224 to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its foreign agents and affiliates by Nov. 1. The milestone marks the first instance the US will designate the military branch of a foreign country for terrorism. The law’s Sec. 105 (3) states, “The IRGC, not just the IRGC-QF [the Qods Force, the Guard’s extraterritorial branch], is responsible for implementing Iran’s international program of destabilizing activities, support for acts of international terrorism, and ballistic missile program.” E.O. 13224 is an authority aimed at freezing the assets of terrorists and thei...

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