Hossein Allahkaram

Hossein Allahkaram (Persian: حسین الله‌کرم‎) is an Iranian conservative activist, pundit[3] and former military officer.

Hossein Allahkaram
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Born1945 (age 74–75)[1]
Alma materIslamic Azad University
Political partyAnsar-e-Hezbollah
Military career
Service/branchRevolutionary Guards
RankBrigadier general[2]
Battles/warsIran–Iraq War

He is head of the coordination council of Ansar-e-Hezbollah[4] and is described as its theoretician.[5]

Military careerEdit

A veteran of Iran–Iraq War, he was reported continuing to serve in the Revolutionary Guards as of 2001.[6] According to some sources, he commanded the Quds Force in the Bosnian War along with Mohammad Reza Naqdi.[7]


  1. ^ a b Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/565 of 11 April 2016 amending Decision 2011/235/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Iran, European Union, 11 April 2016, retrieved 1 August 2017
  2. ^ Crane, Keith; Lal, Rollie; Martini, Jeffrey (2008). Iran's Political, Demographic, and Economic Vulnerabilities. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation. p. 20. ISBN 978-0-8330-4527-0. OCLC 259715774.
  3. ^ Pattanayak, Satyanarayan (2004). Persian Gulf States and the 9/11 Attacks: An Analysis. New Delhi: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. p. 65.
  4. ^ Changiz M. Varzi (5 December 2016). "Iranian hard-liner alleges FM Zarif is American spy". Al-Monitor. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  5. ^ Juneau, Thomas; Razavi, Sam (2013). Iranian Foreign Policy Since 2001: Alone in the World. Routledge. p. 80. ISBN 9781135013899.
  6. ^ Rubin, Michael (2001). Into the Shadows: Radical Vigilantes in Khatami's Iran. Washington Institute for Near East Policy. pp. 46, 50, 57. ISBN 978-0944029459.
  7. ^ Alfoneh, Ali (2013), Iran Unveiled: How the Revolutionary Guards Is Transforming Iran from Theocracy into Military Dictatorship, American Enterprise Institute, p. 230, ISBN 9780844772554
Party political offices
New title Head of Coordination Council of Ansar-e-Hezbollah