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Originally posted by never_tell
soon they will release the convict population of america into warzones... aremed and forced to do combat, they will fight as did the slaves of the ancient world...
The Islamic Republic of Iran Army is the ground force of Islamic Republic of Iran Military. In Iran, it is also called Artesh, which is Persian for "army." As of 2006, the regular Iranian Army was estimated to have 350,000 personnel, according to the IISS's Military Balance. Conscripts serve for 18 months and have limited military training. 
Iran has two parallel land forces with some integration at the command level: the regular Artesh, and the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution or Pasdaran (IRGC).
Military of Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran Army consists of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army, Islamic Republic of Iran Navy, Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force. The regular armed forces have an estimated 420,000 personnel: the Islamic Republic of Iran Army, 350,000 personnel; the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy, 18,000 personnel; and the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force, 52,000 airmen.
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, or Revolutionary Guards, has an estimated 125,000 personnel in five branches: Its own Navy, Air Force, and Ground Forces; the Quds Force (Special Forces), and the Basij (militia).
The Basij (or Baseej) is a paramilitary volunteer force controlled by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards; it includes about 90,000 full-time, active-duty uniformed Basij members, up to 300,000 reservists, and a further 11 million men and women who could be mobilized
Originally posted by paul76
Maybe the USA administration should invest in Michigan instead of wasting money on an illegal war and abandoning it's own people.
Originally posted by crsb123
I got this info from a relative and friend. They are both attack hellicopter pilots and were in Iraq. They said they are currently doing simulated attacks on Iranian targets and were told they were gonna leave soon for a January arrival for the Gulf. I asked if they go to the Gulf, how long before they attack Iran and they both said two or three weeks. They have proven to be reliable in the past and according to them, late January or February.
Originally posted by COOL HAND
Why don't you just go ahead and print their names as well so it is easier to bring them and you on charges?
Originally posted by 27jd
I don't appreciate seeing those kinds of threats here on ATS. I'm sure others will agree. If everybody believed everything that everybody else posted on the internet, wow. We'd all be very confused. I really don't see what classified info was posted. I don't see specific dates, places, attack strategies, etc. Geraldo did worse on live TV. Get over it.