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Fallout After the Alleged Plot from Iran's Quds Force

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The US Treasury Department placed five Iranians, including the two men charged, under sanctions for their alleged involvement in the plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the US.

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The two accused were named as Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old naturalized US citizen with dual Iranian and US passports, and Gholam Shakuri, based in Iran and said to be a member of Iran's Quds Force, a unit of the Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Host Marco Werman speaks with Vasil Nasr, professor of international politics, about the Iran's Quds Force.

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