Iran: Designating the IRGC as FTO Will not Cause the Nuclear Deal to Unravel
London, April 7, 2017
Many have claimed that designating Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) would violate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. However, experts claim that this is not the case.
Executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), and Iran expert, Mark Dubowitz, said before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday April 5th that the IRGC could be designated under executive order 13224. This is an order that was put in place after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to prevent funding for terrorism.