October 19, 2017

Howard Dean on US Policy on Iran: “I think we have it backwards”

Former Vermont Governor  & DNC Chairman Howard Dean has branded Iran under mullahs rule as a ‘terrorist state’ whose ideology is not religious but entirely political.

In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Mr. Dean noted that US policy on Iran needed an overhaul and that the US had cut off Iranian dissidents while giving billions of […]

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 […]

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. […]

Camp Ashraf is attacked by Iraqi Security Forces; 4 Killed, Hundreds Injured

July 27, 2009 Iraqi government spokesman, Ali Dabagh declared that, “the Iraqi government will take over the responsibility of internal security of Camp Ashraf.” (Al-Hura television, July 27, 2009)
July 28, 2009 Iraqi anti-riot police in full military gear and equipped with demolition and heavy combat equipment attacked the camp. Tear gas, batons, […]

January 26, 2009

[spoiler title=”EU to take Iranian group off terror blacklist”]
January 26, 2009
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) – European Union foreign ministers have decided to remove an Iranian opposition group from the EU’s terror list.
Diplomats say the decision takes affect on Tuesday and ensures that the assets of the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran will be unfrozen.
The move is […]

Catastrophe on Horizon for Camp Ashraf Refugees

By HON. David Kilgour, J.D.
TIME RUNNING OUT — There are terrible examples of what can happen when the international community fails to protect vulnerable groups. Ashraf must not be added to this “list of shame.” (Photo by Newscom shows a woman in the museum at Camp Ashraf pointing to photos of supporters of Iran’s opposition […]

Iran Watch – January 24, 2008

[spoiler title=”Iran Solution: Empower This Opposition Group”]
by Lord Corbett
1/22/08
Human Events
While Americans are busy choosing their next President, the incumbent has been touring the Middle East in the hope of establishing peace and promoting democracy. But peace and stability in that troubled part of the world are not possible for so long as Iran is ruled […]

Iran Watch – October 19, 2007

[spoiler title=”Time to bring Iran’s PMOI opposition in from the cold”]

Henry Jackson Think Tank Website
By Brian Binley MP
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY, 11th October 2007
The Iranian regime brutalizes its own citizens through human rights abuses, operates an aggressive foreign policy towards its neighbouring states and is developing nuclear weapons as a strategic menace. All three of these aspects […]

Iran Watch – October 12, 2007

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By Alireza Jafarzadeh
Source : FoxNews
As expected, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brought a briefcase full of denials to New York last month. When asked about providing training and weapons to militias in Iraq, he said, “Why would we want to do that?” Commenting on Iran’s long-term, clandestine nuclear program, […]

Iranian People Denounce the Mullahs

Iran’s State Security Forces (SSF) are carrying out a nationwide crackdown primarily targeting workers, youths, and women*
Encouraged by the world’s tough stance against the Iranian regime and aided by Iran’s main opposition forces, the pace of demonstrations, peaceful sit-ins, and other forms of dissent against the illegitimate regime in Iran has noticeably increased over the […]