December 18, 2017

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 […]

Iran Watch – May 2, 2008

[spoiler title=”War with Iran: Closer than Ever”]
Dan Rabkin
5/1/2008
Global Politician
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the Iranian Opposition’s parliament-in-exile, is one anti- regime organization worthy of Western support.
The NCRI’s 500+ members represent varying political tendencies and ethnic/religious groups within Iran. Kurds, Baluchis, Turkmens, Arabs, Sunni Muslims, Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians all have representation, […]

Iraq’s Political Refugees in Limbo

Boston Globe
Saleh al-Mutlaq
Posted: April 23, 2008
THERE IS so much tragedy in Iraq that some stories go underreported – eclipsed by other negative news. This one requires attention:
Inside Iraq, 20 kilometers west of the Iranian border and 60 kilometers northeast of Baghdad in Diyala province, stands Camp Ashraf where members of the Iranian opposition – known […]