Esmail Qaani

Iran’s regime straining to cope with Soleimani’s absence

The new head of the IRGC Quds Force, Maj. Gen. Esmail Ghaani, eulogized Soleimani over the weekend. “Our enemies do not understand a language other than force so we must stand firm against them.”

Esmail Qaani
Who is the new Qasem Soleimani? Meet Esmail Qaani

Born in Mashhad, 61-year-old Brig.-Gen. Esmail Qaani received his military training at the Imam Ali Officers Academy in Tehran. He joined the IRGC in his early 20s.

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