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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 […]

EU adopts restrictive measures following the foiled plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the US

EUROPEAN UNION Brussels
21 October 2011
A 422/11
Statement by High Representative Catherine Ashton
on the adoption of restrictive measures following the foiled plot to
assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the US
Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and
Vice-President of the Commission, made today the following statement:
“Gravely concerned by allegations and charges brought […]

Iran’s nuclear program: Is regime change the way to stop it?

While Obama officials tout tougher sanctions to get Iranians to the negotiating table, foreign policy conservatives are looking to revive regime change as the way to stop Iran’s nuclear program.
By Howard LaFranchi,
December 17, 2010
Washington —
US foreign policy conservatives are pressing for a new approach to Iran that ramps up support for the Iranian opposition and […]

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 […]

Iran nuclear program: On sanctions, Congress ahead of Obama

The House and Senate are progressing with bipartisan legislation to impose sanctions in response to the Iran nuclear program. But President Obama faces difficulties in the UN Security Council.
Christian Science Monitor
By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer
April 27, 2010 at 3:29 pm EDT
Washington — In the race between Congress and the Obama administration to deliver a new […]

To only say Iranian nukes are unacceptable is to accept them

The Washington Post
By William Kristol
Sunday, March 28, 2010; A15
In March 1936, Hitler occupied the Rhineland. The French prime minister, Leon Blum, denounced the act as “unacceptable.” But France, Britain and the rest of the world accepted it. Years later, the French political thinker Raymond Aron commented, “To say that something is unacceptable was to […]

U.S. reportedly gives billions to firms doing business with Iranian regime

Reuters
Monday, 08 March 2010
Washington (Reuters) – The U.S. government, while pushing for tougher sanctions against Tehran, has given $107 billion in the past 10 years to U.S. and foreign companies doing business in Iran, much of it in the energy sector, the New York Times reported in its Sunday editions.
Despite the threat of punishment for […]

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 […]

Enough Is Enough

Why we can no longer remain on the sidelines in the struggle for regime change in Iran.
by Richard N. Haass
January 21, 2010 7:0 PM EST
Two schools of thought have traditionally competed to determine how America should approach the world. Realists believe we should care most about what states do beyond their borders—that influencing their foreign […]