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Biden's Iran Revolutionary Guards Paradox

Biden's conflict over whether to lift sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a body heavily represented in the Iranian government, will not end the group's activities or legitimacy, but could spoil the nuclear agreement

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The issue of lifting the sanctions imposed on the Iranian Revolutionary Guards is now seen as the most fragile question in negotiations over the nuclear agreement. It would seem that the continued sanctions on the Revolutionary Guards Corps is considered to be an essential component in the campaign against Iran’s involvement in terrorism in the region – and the entire world.

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