December 6, 2018
A study by the prestigious London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), an independent think tank, has revealed many hidden aspects of Iran’s defense spending and the shifting balances within the Islamic Republic’s military structures.
Access to funds
The latest defense budget also has an 84 percent rise in allocations for local forces pointing to rising internal dissent.
The IRGC also gets an allotment of 33 percent of the entire defense budget amounting to $6.4 billion.