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Hardliner Hassan Rouhani: Profile of an astute deceiver
Al Arabiya English, By Tony Duheaume Friday, 15 September 2017 Friday, 15 September 2017 When it comes to Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is shrewder than those who preceded him, as being a well-practiced schemer, he knows how to play the West. With his thoughts centred solely on regime survival, Rouhani…
Iran-deal backers finally start to admit its gaping flaws
New York Post, By Eli Lake  Friday, 15 September 2017 The public line from the supporters of the Iran nuclear deal in the last two years has been clear. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as the core agreement is known, is wonderful. As President Barack Obama said after its…
House votes to block aircraft sales to Iran
The Hill, By Cristina Marcos Wednesday, 13 September 2017 The House adopted measures on Wednesday to prevent sales of commercial aircraft to Iran, despite warnings from some Democrats that it would undermine the international accord to curtail the country’s nuclear weapons program. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) offered two amendments to…
US Military Readying a More Aggressive Approach Against Iran
VOA, Jeff Seldin Thursday, 14 September 2017  The United States is looking to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East with a more aggressive approach in cyberspace. “They operate almost entirely in what we refer to as the gray zone, that space between normal international competition and armed conflict,” the commander of…
Iran interference in Arab world grave menace—Kuwait
Arab News, By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief Tuesday, 13 September 2017 Manama: Iran’s interference in Arab domestic affairs and its spread of terrorism represent a grave menace to the security and stability of the Arab region, Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister has said. “Despite Kuwait’s efforts to open up communication channels…
Report: Trump eyeing more aggressive response to Iran
The Hill, By Mallory Shelbourne Tuesday, 12 September 2017 President Trump is reportedly considering a more aggressive strategy toward Iran that would include reactions to the Iranian military and proxies. Reuters on Monday reported details of the strategy, which was assembled by Defense Secretary James Mattis, national security adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary…
Regime change in Iran does not equal war in Iran
The Hill, By Ali Safavi Monday, 11 September 2017 Amid the White House review of its Iran policy and subsequent to the signing into law of H.R. 6634, which imposes tough sanctions on the Iranian regime and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), familiar voices in Washington have begun fear mongering that…
Sixteen Years After 9/11, Iran Remains A Threat To America
Inside Sources, By David Ibsen Sunday, 11 September 2017 After the tragic events of September 11, 2001, Americans collectively searched for answers about who was behind the terror attack and why it occurred.  While Osama bin Laden will forever be known as the mastermind of the tragedy, Iran’s role in the…
ANALYSIS: Iran’s deft use of ‘politics of the apocalypse’
Al Arabiya English, Tony Duheaume Friday, 8 September 2017 Before Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini took power in Iran through a violent revolution in 1979, his plan was in place for his own form of Shiite utopia, which would be led by clerics that adhered to the Twelver Shiite Muslim tradition of…
Nikki Haley shows blinders may finally be off on US-Iran policy
The Hill, By Behnam Ben Taleblu Friday, 8 September 2017  In a recent speech at the American Enterprise Institute, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley sought to dismantle the political and intellectual firewall that has, for over a decade, thwarted the development of a comprehensive U.S. policy toward Iran. Haley rejected…
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Two Misguided Reports

  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…