Thursday, October 1, 2015

US lawmakers push to designate Iranian Guards a terror group

Republican lawmakers renewed a push this week to designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps as a foreign terrorist organization.

Senator Ted Cruz introduced a Senate bill — the IRGC Terrorist Designation Act — that serves as companion legislation to Rep. Michael McCaul’s House bill, both of which call attention to the fact that the Iranian military organization is not considered a foreign terrorist organization under current State Department designations.  (READ MORE)