Trump designates Irans Revolutionary Guards as foreign terrorist organization

Statement marks first time US has formally labeled another countrys military a terrorist group The United States has designated Irans elite Revolutionary Guards as according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (Irna), a state-run news agency. The council added: The IRGC unlike America and its regional allies who have always supported extremist and terrorist groups in West Asia region, have always been in the frontline of fighting terrorism and extremism in the region. Critics have warned that the move could raise the risk of retaliation against US military and intelligence officials. The United States has already blacklisted dozens of entities and people for affiliations with the IRGC, but not the organization as a whole. The move against Irans most powerful …