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Iran- Government Velayat-e Faqih- Guardianship of the Jurist, Clerics in charge of the government Post Revolution- Khomeini erected parallel governmental institutions to those already in existence in order to safeguard the gains of the revolution -parallel organizations are given more power than the originals Post-Revolution: Islamic Revolutionary Council o oversaw and provided direction for the Revolution Guardian Council o review all laws passed by the parliament to ensure compliance with Islamic Law o approves all candidates for election Nehads o spontaneously created post-revolutionary bodies o created to safeguard the revolutionary principles of the regime and to realize the egalitarian and redistributive rhetoric of the revolution Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp o Religiously controlled army, more reliable than the regular army Political System in Iran Constitution, 3 Branches of Gov’t -Also has duplicate religious organizations to oversee the actions of the gov’t
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