What Does Mohsen Rezaei's Return to the IRGC Signify for the Regime?

Former Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Mohsen Rezaei appears to have officially returned to active duty.

Imam Hossein University: Cyberattacks and IT Systems

Pistachio Harvest is a collaborative project between Norse Corporation and the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute to describe Iran's footprint in cyberspace and identify important trends in Iranian cyberattacks. As part of this project the Norse Intelligence Network has exposed cyberattacks and IT systems linked to Imam Hossein University (IHU), which is home to the Islamic Revolutionart Guard Corps' advanced military education programs.

Iran Tracker Blog: Iran Commends Hezbollah Attack That Killed Two Israeli Soldiers

An Israeli soldier adjusts a weapon atop an armored military ambulance near Israel's border with Lebanon January 28, 2015. Earlier in the day an anti-tank missile was fired at an Israeli military vehicle near the frontier with Lebanon, an Israeli army spokesman said. (Reuters).


Iran Tracker Blog

The Iran Tracker Blog is produced by American Enterprise Institute Resident Fellow J. Matthew McInnis and the Critical Threats Project. The blog highlights the most salient news stories of the previous week, analyzes the larger themes, and provides an outlook for future Iranian developments. Regular analysis will be posted below.


Iran Tracker Blog: Killing of Another Senior Iranian General in Syria May Generate New Conflict with Israel

Lebanon's Hezbollah members raise their fists and rifles while carrying the coffin of Jihad Mughniyeh during his funeral in Beirut's suburbs January 19, 2015. The son of Hezbollah's late military leader Imad Mughniyeh was killed in an Israeli helicopter strike in Syria on Sunday along with IRGC Brigadier General Mohammad Ali Allah Dadi. (Reuters)

Iran Tracker Blog: Iran Accelerates Military Enhancement

An Iranian short range "Tondar" missile is launched during a war game at an undisclosed location in Iran in this undated photo released July 6, 2011. (Reuters)