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Ali Alfoneh

Ali Alfoneh is a Visiting Scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.

18 August 2019 05:23 PM

Why did Soleimani blow cover of an IRGC al-Quds Force arm?

It is quite common that intelligence agencies and special operations forces use front organisations to provide cover.

21 April 2019 12:12 PM

Population turns against Iraqi volunteers in flood-affected regions

Soleimani may have underestimated the deep sense of distrust of the Iranian public towards the IRGC.

27 November 2018 07:43 PM

Tehran’s neglect has bred trouble in Iran’s periphery

Regardless of whether Iran frees the security operatives this time or not, the problem of Iran’s porous borders remains.

24 November 2018 07:57 PM

Iran is in survival mode

The personnel changes are somewhat surprising because the LEF’s performance during the unrest of the past year has been effective.