Other side of the Iranian coin: Iran’s counterterrorism apparatus

  title={Other side of the Iranian coin: Iran’s counterterrorism apparatus},
  author={Ariane Mitra Tabatabai},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  pages={181 - 207}
  • A. Tabatabai
  • Published 23 February 2018
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
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