September 24, 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 […]

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 […]

US officials Call for Urgent Action to Protect Residents of Camp Ashraf; Urge Removal of MEK, from FTO List

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PR Newswire

WASHINGTON

PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a Symposium on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, former top U.S. government officials called for urgent U.S. government and United Nations action to protect 3,400 Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf, Iraq and urged the removal of Iran’s main opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), from the U.S. […]

Shiite militia reviving in post-election Iraq

By HAMZA HENDAWI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD — A once-feared Shiite militia that was crippled two years ago by defections and a U.S.-Iraqi crackdown has quietly started to regroup, adding street muscle to the Shiite party that emerged strongest from Iraq’s parliamentary elections.
The revival of the Mahdi Army, loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, could […]

Tehran’s Strategic Defeat in Iraq

Huffington Post
Alireza Jafarzadeh
Author, The Iran Threat
Posted: April 6, 2010
The March 7 parliamentary elections have heralded a new era for Iraq, pushing aside the incumbent Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki and officials with ties to Iran while opening way for a new slate of politicians hoping to mend serious sectarian divides. But, as a U.S. military official […]

Intensify pressure to control Iran threat


By Lord David Waddington
As the Obama administration works to increase international pressure on Iran over its continued nuclear defiance, it is paramount that the threat posed by the Iranian regime is dealt with on more than one front. If we are to put a meaningful political and economic squeeze on Tehran’s leaders, we cannot afford […]

Speech of Hon. Ted Poe of Texas in the House of Representatives

[quote style=”1″]Madam Speaker, on December 10, 2009 the Iraqi government announced that it is going to forcibly displace thousands of Iranian dissidents living in Camp Ashraf to a remote prison in the Iraqi desert. The Iraqi government knows the world recognizes Camp Ashraf as a refuge for those who stand tall for freedom and democracy, […]

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 […]

Iraqi opposition doubts U.S. reports on surge

By David R. Sands – Leading Iraqi opposition lawmakers yesterday cast doubts of the results of the U.S. military surge and said Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has to make fundamental security and political shifts if his embattled government is to survive.
The lawmakers, who included leading Sunni politicians and secular Shi’ites, challenged the congressional testimony this […]

Iran Watch – August 31, 2007

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By Alireza Jafarzadeh
Foxnews.com
On Tuesday, August 28, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran’s bellicose president, publicly laid out his administration’s nefarious agenda for Iraq. He boldly admitted that Iran was prepared to fill the power vacuum left in Iraq and the region. “You [the United States] cannot preserve your power over Iraq with a few […]