Welcome to the forum!KonTim said:Greetings from Greece!
This is my first post in here.
I'm fan of Iranian armed forces and i like Iranians as a people.
I'm looking forward to learn more things about Iranian military strenght and expressing some of my ideas respectively.
Could anyone solve me a question? Why the old good Iranian Gendarmerie was abolished and merged into National Police? I think that a security force like her, based on the form and shape of Turkish Gendarmerie, could be better for encountering Iranian domestic threats, while playing a might crucial role in national security/national defence.
Well there are different levels of participation of Basij, some are full time paramilitary whilst most are just loosely affiliated and serve no military function.KonTim said:I think that Basij is a kind of militia/civilian guard/People's Defence made force that combines both internal and external security/defence duties and functions comprised by civilians.
It's rather the Iranian equilvement of Nazi German Volkssturm.
A fictional Iranian Gendarmerie on the other hand, would be a purely professional force, far more capable of executing paramilitary operations.
Of course i may be wrong.