September 19, 2017

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 […]

Profile: Mir-Hossein Moussavi

He is known as “Khomeini’s prime minister during the Iran-Iraq war.” This aptly depicts Mirhossein Mossavi’s position as the regime’s prime minister during the destructive eight year war with Iraq.
Moussavi was born in 1941 in northwestern Iran. He was virtually unknown among intellectuals and political activists prior to the 1979 revolution which overthrow Shah’s dictatorship. […]

Now Bush Is Appeasing Iran

By Michael Rubin
Wall Stret Journal
On May 31, 2006, Condoleezza Rice drew a red line in front of Tehran’s nuclear enrichment program. “The Iranian government’s choices are clear,” she said. “The negative choice is for the regime to maintain its current course. . . . If the regime does so, it will incur only great costs.” […]

Inside Iran’s secretive Qods Force

Claude Salhani
Since 2003 Iran has spent billions of dollars in Iraq, mobilized vast government resources and unleashed the Qods Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, all in an effort to spread its hegemony and the Islamic revolution, according to sources in the Iranian resistance. In a speech U.S. President George W. Bush delivered on […]

Iran Watch – September 7, 2007

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by James Zumwalt
09/04/2007
Human Events
For 17 years before the US invasion of Iraq, a lion roamed the border, foraging into Iran on occasion before returning to its Iraqi safe haven. Its prey was the Iranian mullahs’ elite military force — the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). It enjoyed tremendous hunting prowess, […]

Profile: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Those following the developments in Iran may ask themselves why the Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei has openly expressed support for the current president, Mahmoud Ahamadinejad.
He is surely aware of the fact that Ahmadinejad has by now become the most hated figure in the contemporary history. Yet, he has left no doubt that Ahmadinejad is […]