October 22, 2017

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 […]

Iraqi army besieges Iranian exile camp residents

BAGHDAD, March 16 (Reuters) – Iraqi forces have besieged a camp housing Iranian exiles in Iraq, residents and a security official said, after the national security adviser reiterated a vow to shut the place down.
A source at Iraq’s Interior Ministry said Iraqi soldiers surrounded Camp Ashraf on Thursday after residents resisted an attempt to clear […]

Iraq Accuses Iranian Exiles of Plotting Attack

By Ernesto Londoño
Washington Post Foreign Service
BAGHDAD, Jan. 20 — The Iraqi government this week accused an Iranian opposition group of planning a suicide attack against Iraqi troops, a possible prelude to decisive government action to close the group’s camp in Iraq and expel its members.
The Mujaheddin-e Khalq, or MEK, on Tuesday denied Iraqi national security […]

Iranian Resistance Group Criticizes Iraq’s Efforts to Expel It

By Sam Dagher
New York Times
BAGHDAD — An Iranian resistance group on Monday condemned a renewed push by the Iraqi government to deport its members as a result of undue Iranian influence.
Some 3,800 members of the group, the People’s Mujahedeen, live in a fenced-off camp north of Baghdad, where they have enjoyed the protection of the […]