At Hearings, Critics of Iran Deal Talk of New Sanctions for Elite Military Wing

By Colby Adams and Kira Zalan

U.S. officials should blacklist an elite Iranian military branch and its foreign proxies for their suspected financial support of terrorism, analysts and lawmakers said Thursday. In a hearing, House Foreign Affairs Committee members said that the Iran Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah stand to gain the most from the guaranteed repatriation of an estimated $100 billion of oil profits under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a six-nation accord finalized in July. The agreement could see the lifting of broad prohibitions against sectors of the Iranian economy and the revocation of sanctions targeting businesses controlled...