June 29, 2017

Green leverage over Iran

The Washington Post
By Michael Gerson
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
With a decision on Afghanistan, we will now see whether a reluctant president can persuade a reluctant Congress and inspire a reluctant nation to accept additional wartime sacrifice. But the administration must feel relieved. The mere act of choosing releases accumulated tension like shooting a bow, wherever the […]

Draft Resolution Supporting Iranian Election Protests Gains Support

CQ TODAY ONLINE NEWS – FOREIGN POLICY
Draft Resolution Supporting Iranian Election Protests Gains Support
By Caitlin Webber, CQ Staff
When House Republicans pushed a draft resolution supporting Iranian protestors Tuesday, critics said they were seeking political points against a circumspect President Obama.
But when House Democrats signed onto the effort Thursday night, getting an apparent green light for […]

Iran Watch – May 2, 2008

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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, […]

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, […]

Remarks by Mr. Mohammad Alafchi at the UN Plaza NYC

Mr. Mohammad Alafchi
President of American Iranian Association- New York
October 13, 2004
UN General Assembly is once again meeting soon to address various issues of concern to the world body. Among these issues would certainly be proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and status of human rights. There are only a handful of countries that both of […]

NCPDA Statement – May 10, 2004

NCPDA Statement
Contact: 202-487-6989
National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates
May 10, 2004
Prison Sentences for University Students
Mohades (a member of the University Disciplinary Committee): A great majority of students’ offenses have been political offenses.
In recent days, a large number of students have been arrested, imprisoned, or interrogated in Tehran, Ghazvin, Karaj, Zanjan, and Yazd.
In […]