Ali Ansari is the director of the Institute for Iranian Studies at the University of St. Andrews.
Iran is degenerating into a security state, with the Revolutionary Guard Corps at the helm. The fight for supremacy among the hard-line elite can only lead to a crisis within the Iranian state.
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