Today, someone asked me for the link to a Brookings Institute monograph that outlines various means for a US effort to produce a regime change in Iran. It occurs to me this would make a good blog post here at IC; my first. Below is a link to the monograph which by the way was published before the June presidential election:
Pay particular attention to Chapter 6: The Velvet Revolution. It contains many elements of which the IRGC has taken notice, and for which it is now combating in earnest.
Iranian strategist and war hero Dr. Hassan Abbasi addresses the situation (and refers to the monograph) in a lecture series titled “Project Ajax 2”. Below are YouTube videos of the lecture.