November 23, 2017

H.Con.Res.159: US Congress Resolution Condemns Iran’s Mass Executions And Calls For Action

by Dr. Majid Rafizadeh
President of the International American Council

A resolution (H.Res. 159) was recently introduced in the U.S. Congress in reference to one of the worst mass executions of political prisoners since WWII by theIslamic Republic of Iran. The House Homeland Security Chair, Mike McCaul, introduced the resolution, which was cosponsored by the House Foreign […]

H.R.1905: Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Human Rights Act of 2012

What’s Next for Iran?

By Howard Dean and Tom Ridge
Published November 03, 2011 |
FoxNews.com
On Wednesday, Democrats and Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously approved harsher penalties against Iran, citing the regime’s plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador on American soil.
This latest Iranian provocation signals an alarming escalation by a terrorist regime that has been complicit in killing […]

Ros-Lehtinen, Berman Condemn Violence against Camp Ashraf Residents

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE NEWS
Friday, April 08, 2011

(WASHINGTON) – U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following joint statement condemning reports of violence against residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq:
“In light of new […]

‘Iran talks should last 12 weeks max’

By: Herb Keinon
The Jerusalem Post
The US should consider making concessions to Russia on the placement of a missile-defense shield in Europe, in order to get Moscow to back “crippling” concessions against Iran if the time comes, a leading US congressman said Thursday.
Howard Berman, the powerful Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in […]

Court orders State Department to review ruling on alleged terror group

The Washington Post
By Glenn Kessler

A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the State Department to review its designation of the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran as a foreign terrorist organization, strongly suggesting the designation should be revoked.
The ruling by the three-judge panel hands yet another foreign-policy hot potato to the Obama administration. The PMOI, also […]

Resolution in Congress seeks Iranian Freedom

By Michelle Phillips, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
A bipartisan group of House members on Thursday put forward a resolution calling for the Iranian government to cease the oppression of its people and political dissidents. The representatives held a news conference to highlight the resolution, which is being sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner, California Democrat, and which they […]

Bipartisan Senate Coalition Urges President: Sanction Iran Now

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Evan Bayh (D-IN), Jon Kyl (R-AZ), Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Robert Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and David Vitter (R-LA) sent a letter to President Obama today, warning that his own year-end deadline for diplomacy with Iran has now expired, and that it […]

Lawmakers urge Obama to halt relocation of Iran dissidents

Agence France Presse
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US lawmakers Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to stop the Iraqi government’s forced relocation of Iranian dissidents from a border camp that has been closed down. After 24 years at Camp Ashraf, the People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (PMOI), who were expelled for opposing the Islamic regime of Tehran, on Tuesday […]

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Speaks on the House Floor Regarding Camp Ashraf in Iraq

One Minute Remarks
Hon. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Humanitarian Situation in Camp Ashraf
December 15, 2009
I rise to address what could develop into a humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq. Residents of Camp Ashraf, opponents of the Iranian regime who found a home in Iraq, appear to have been abandoned by the U.S. and other nations, as they are subjected to unlawful […]