Round 3, July 2017.                                                                                                     العربية

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

(IRGC)

Amount of influence in the life of Syria

       Lowest rating: 1 of 5

       Highest rating: 5 of 5

       Average rating ( 5 assessments): 3 of 5

Commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria

      Core : 0%

      Champion: 0%

      Conditional: 50%

      Neutral: 0%

      Opposed: 50%

 

Importance of the IRGC in the life of Syria

Round 3 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):

         "They play the arm of Iran, arming Assad without directly linking to Iran, and not always taking orders from Iran. It allows Iran to not overtly endorse Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps actions.” (233121)

Round 2 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):

   “Extension of Syrian government. Has manpower Syrian govt. lacks. Brings soldiers from Afghanistan and other places to support Syrian govt. In some places they command more respect than the Syrian Army.” (221951)

   “They are the best trained unit of the Iranian paramilitary. They will be the main tool for implementing Iranian policy.” (223911)