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Iranian security policies at the crossroads?

Peter Jones

Iranian security policies at the crossroads?

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Published by Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-46).

StatementPeter Jones
SeriesThe Emirates occasional papers -- no. 50
ContributionsMarkaz al-Imārāt lil-Dirāsāt wa-al-Buḥūth al-Istirātījīyah
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA853.I7 .J66 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24415193M
ISBN 109948004086
ISBN 109789948004080
LC Control Number2010404804
OCLC/WorldCa53478989

The force was created by Article from the Constitution of Iran. In order to guard Iranian interests, the Shah named Houshang Ansari, the new minister of finance, to a three-person arms-purchasing commission entrusted with a fifteen billion dollar budget Farmanfarmaian There are also Basij units for students, workers and members of the tribes. Due to its success, the force clearly established its role and, de facto, is considered to be the domestic police force of the regime. Central heating is not common, except for modern buildings in major cities, and portable kerosene heaters, iron stoves using wood and coal, and charcoal braziers are common sources of heat.

Nevertheless, the Basij Force is highly adaptable to all existing conditions and to all possible dangers. As the head of his country, he exerted great influence in the arena of religion. The fact that the revolution was successful can only be explained by reference to sustained extraordinary efforts by the urban Iranians to wear down and undermine the regime. Another Chinese company, Sinopec Groupgets half-share in Yardarvaran oil fields worth about billion for the purpose of exploration. Thus, the Iranian President, elected by people's vote and approved by the clerics, has considerable powers over the intelligence activities of MOIS.

China will have no need for prior permission from the Iranian government to maintain and increase its military presence in Iran, and will control the movement of Iranians in and out of these territories. The leaderships of Iran's security forces, particularly of the regular military, are often voices of restraint. Large numbers of Sassanian coins have been found in southern China, confirming maritime trade. They expect them to be guardians of the faith, to be saints. Their statements, such as claims over Bahrain or actions on behalf of Islamist groups especially Shiasaim to assert and advance Tehran's foreign-policy role. This means that it monitors all scientists, leads the security forces from the nuclear installations, provides guard against sabotages and performs counterintelligence operations in order to prevent the recruit of Iranian nuclear scientists by other countries.


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