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Professor Gary R. Bunt

Basij in Cyberspace

Michael Rubin, AEI, Iran’s Basij in cyberspace

"The Basij Cyberspace Headquarters, founded in 2014, is one of a proliferation of organizations within Iran’s bureaucracy charged with controlling Iranians’ cyber activities. It joins, for example, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGCs) Passive Defense Organization, the Law Enforcement Force’s Cyberpolice, and the Supreme Leader’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace." Short profile.

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