IRGC cell broken up in Kuwait

Tony Badran from the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies reports in NOW Lebanon that Kuwaiti and Saudi officials have unearthed a group of Iranian agents allegedly tied to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and living on Kuwaiti soil. In light of this recent security breach, the Kuwaiti government is prepared to move forward with an overhaul of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) security agreement. In response to the allegations, Revolutionary Guard PR man General Ramezan Sharif stated that “the allegation is a Zionist plot to portray a dreadful image of the IRGC in the region.”

Here is Badran’s conclusion regarding the incident:

All this shows how vulnerable Iran’s Arab neighbors are to Iranian manipulation, not least when it comes to their sectarian make-up.”

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1 Comment

  • Mark S says:

    Iran’s proxy activities and special operations seem to give sufficient cause for intervention even without their nuclear program. Who forgets that the most deadly single Hezbollah attack was carried out not in the Middle East, but in South America – following Argentina’s withdrawal from participation in the Iranian nuclear program. Iran is a nation that conducts terrorist and insurgent attacks as a matter of policy. They are more than a sponsor of terror – they are a director of it.


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