Badr Corps

The Badr Organization, was founded in Iran in the early 1980s. It mainly consisted of the Iraqi soldiers and officers who had defected during the Iraq-Iran War, and was also the military wing of the Iran-backed Islamic Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution. Analyst Phillip Smyth reports that from May-June, 2013, the Iranian-backed, Iraqi Shia, Badr Organization upped their rhetoric regarding the group’s potential involvement in the Syrian Civil War.  It is still unknown if the group was in fact sending fighters to Syria. Despite their threats, only a few propaganda photos and the death of a possible Badr Organization fighter were available. Thus, the results were inconclusive. Nevertheless, it was still established the group may become more involved in the fighting or that they were preparing a phased approach to publicize Badr’s participation in the fighting.With the death announcement for one of the Badr Organization’s men came the claim he belonged to “Quwet…

Badr Corps, also known as Badr Forces, Ninth Badr Corps of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, Faylaq Badr , Badr Organization is an active group formed c. 2001.
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