Is Iran Moving Closer to a Military Dictatorship?

Has the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps consolidated power in Iran?


Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Iran may be moving closer to a military dictatorship. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Clinton said that it appears that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the top military organization in the nation, has now "effectively supplanted the clerical- and civilian-led government in Tehran." Though Clinton was unclear on details about why the government believes that a dictatorship is on the way, a number of U.S. and international agencies have already supported the use of economic sanctions against the group to reduce its nuclear threat. 

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