Many countries have military and intelligence agencies that operate abroad, but few are as far-reaching or prolific as Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
The Trump administration seems oblivious to the potential Iranian response to U.S. military action, warn multiple former officials. And yet Iran has been telegraphing its intentions — including its capacity and willingness to use terror — if a war takes place.
KGB officers “wanted to learn about the American political system, and what people were thinking at the time,” notes a longtime former agent. “Just like what [the Russians] are doing now with Trump.”
Behind a court case in California lies a tangled web of companies used to smuggle U.S. night-vision technology to Russia.