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Iranian Guards amass secret fortunes

August 20, 2007

By Philip Sherwell,
Sunday Telegraph (UK)
August 20, 2007 

As the zealous enforcers of Iran’s Islamic revolution, they are at pains to be seen living humbly, maintaining homes in the crumbling Soviet-style slums of downtown Tehran and driving modest, imported South Korean cars.

But for many commanders of the Revolutionary Guards, the force thought responsible for ordering attacks on U.S. and international forces in Iraq, life is more luxurious than they want it to appear.
Behind the facade of a simple, pious existence, they live in mansions in the exclusive hills of northern Tehran ….

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