Skip to comments.Revolutionary Guards Arrested in Iran
Posted on 06/15/2009 7:42:40 PM PDT by Abakumov
According to the Cyrus News Agency, Tuesday morning 16 senior members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps were arrested. "These commanders have been in contact with members of the Iranian army to join the people's movement," CNA reports.
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This is pretty big news.
Who the hell would have thought the Republican Guards would have dissent from within their own ranks? Certainly not me, at least none that would have been made public.
Dead men walking. :-(
Yes, it’s huge if it’s true. And the regime probably has an even bigger problem with the Iranian Army which is not as ideologically driven.
This is huge. If the Republican Guards are defecting, it could be all over for the regime.
True or false, the arrests have the same intent. To strike fear in the hearts of all the others.
Fear is the coin of the realm.
You know they are trapped when they gnaw their own legs off.
Before this is over the Israeli Army is going to be cooking Khomenei's skull in a trash fire amid the ruins of Qom.
If true its great news....expect Obama to take credit if so.
I really screwed that post up. I mean that even if the reports are false, the mere rumor of them will strike fear into the hearts of the RG.
Obama will be happy to send some Acorn thugs over there to take their places if Ahmanutjob asks him in a nice way. (eye roll)
Ken Timmerman wrote last year that IRGC hated Ahmadiheminjad.
Not disputing you but I am very interested in reading that article. Can you link that particular article please, if applicable? Thank you.
Khomenyi’s son and the old hostage taker himself,
in top power and getting toppled.
Thirty years later, OH! Can it be true?
“Who the hell would have thought the Republican Guards would have dissent from within their own ranks?”
I read an article that described how about 5 years ago the Revolutionary Guards’ purpose was converted from an elite military unit that fought Iraq to domestic security, even merging with the Basij.
I bet some didn’t like that.
From your keyboard to the ear of G*d.
Correct....fear is what this is about. They pulled 16 of their so called finest from the ranks who were probably as loyal as the next and will sacrifice them at a public gathering for the good of the regime to strike fear in others who may be thinking or hesitating in carrying out rat boys orders.......or resisting the jew hater dick-tater !
Personal opinion only.......
I’m not sure this is great news..
The Guards may have been on the people’s side.. but now they’re in jail.
This would be huge.
I’m waiting for another source
Correct....fear is what this is about.
Fear is making them make mistakes,
a self replicating cycle.
When you rule by fear, what do you do when those you
rule become unafraid.
He told Don Krow that on WAVA radio in Washington DC about 16 months ago.
They’re probably already dead.
Very well put.
Thanks for posting this Abakumov.
Snippet from the Washington Times article:
“But if members of the armed forces, police and especially Revolutionary Guards decided to switch sides, then one can begin speaking of revolution.”
Unless they’re saving them for a public execution.
If only we had a president who believed in freedom and knew that the current iranian gov’t is a monster.
Here might be a move to payback the iranian gov’t for all the shiite they caused in Iraq: Secretly get word to the iranian army that we would recognize a new gov’t if they overthrew the mullahs and would lend material assistance if needed.
Purging the military is a galvanizing act. It can go either way. Depends on how well respected the purged are.
Didn’t Iraq have a Revolutionary Guard too?
Yes. Stunning, if true.
Yep ......old tried and true method until sheep become sheepdogs.
I tried to find it being I thought it might be an article or some such easily found via a search, but no luck. Sadly, I would love to read or have read his analysis for his take on dissention within the Republican Guards. Very interesting, nonetheless. Thanks again.
Thanks for the ping Squantos.
Yes, but arguably, not in a league with these guys.
I seemed to remember the Iraqi Guard fell like a cheap tent.
He said his source within Iran said that the IRGC was afraid that they were going to be hit by US and iSraeli forces because of the actions of Yabadabado.
This is what I posted in March of 2008
Timmerman tells Bob Grant: Obama and Clinton secretly negotiating with Iran
Bob Grant show | 03.07.08 | Perdogg
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 9:04:13 PM by Perdogg
Author Kenneth Timmermann was on Bob Grants radio show tonight and he said that both the Obama and Clinton campaigns were secretly negotiating with the Iranian Islamic Republic.
Timmermann said his source said that Obama has promised to recognized the Islamic Republic of Iran in exchange for a scale down nuclear weapons program. It also included what influence Iran would have in Iraq.
The Islamic Republic believes that Obama has a better chance in the winning the election.
I have heard Timmermann before and he seems to be a credible person even though he writes for Newsmax. He throughly documents and sources what he says.
It doesn’t really matter whether they love him or hate him.
IRGC are loyal to Khamenei.
Their job is to protect the Revolution, ie the Supreme Leader.
Jun 16, 2009 1:53 | Updated Jun 16, 2009 2:05
“Analysis: Bracing for the purge in an Iran reeling from internal disunity”
By SABINA AMIDI, SPECIAL TO THE JERUSALEM POST
SNIPPET: “Four days after the disputed presidential elections, prominent supporters of “defeated” candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi are bracing for a harsher backlash once the international media spotlight has moved on.”
SNIPPET: “Numerous pro-reform government officials have already been arrested, reportedly including the brother of former president Mohammad Khatami, and there is still confusion surrounding the whereabouts of Mousavi himself.
Speaking of Khatami, who dropped out of this year’s presidential race to support his friend Mousavi, the “landslide” margin of incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s purported victory is similar to that of Khatami’s two sweeping electoral successes - in 1997 and 2001.”
Yours if you want it (or use the link). Made it up, oh gosh, many years ago. Ca 2003? One of my first experiments in animated graphics.
The Praetorian Guard of Iran. I guess they are the modern day “Immortals”, and guess what happened to the “immortals” at Marathon in 490 B.C.
What? No, “Ich bin ein TehranEr” quote?
His silence is DEAFENING.
Thanks I googled and read that
The more you tighten your grip, Tarkin, the more star systems will slip through your fingers.
Hm - this might really be serious.
A riot turns in to a revolution when the military gets involved....
One other factor missed is that even though the bad guys have plenty of thugs, they don’t have as many hard liners as they want due to many of them were killed in Iraq. That’s why they were called back to Iran. They were needed at home for things like this.