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Crisis-riddled Iran Sees Opposition Elect New Secretary General
Huffington Post, By Dr. Majid Rafizadeh Friday, 8 September 2017 As Iran finds itself engulfed in domestic and external turmoil, the opposition in-exile enjoys the prowess and cohesion to elect a new secretary general. A new administration in Washington has been ramping up the heat, punishing Tehran for meddling in other…
Trump Can Reject Iran Deal Without Killing It
Newsmax, By Eli Lake Thursday, 07 September 2017 Had Hillary Clinton won the 2016 election, the legislative compromise that allowed Congress to weigh in on the Iran nuclear agreement without actually ratifying it as a treaty would have been an arcane footnote. But Donald Trump won the election, and so an…
U.S. charges ex-Turkish minister with conspiring to evade sanctions against Iran
Washington Post, By Erin Cunningham Thursday, 7 September 2017 ISTANBUL — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged a former minister and other high-profile Turkish figures with conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran, broadening an investigation into a Turkish Iranian trader to include allies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The case…
Iran must be confronted over foreign weapons factories
Arab News, By Dr. Majid Rafizadeh Sunday, 3 September 2017 In the modern world, many countries set up factories in foreign nations in order to manufacture goods such as technological devices, automobiles, cell phones or aircraft.The Iranian government is also stepping into this line of business, but with an important…
ANALYSIS: How the tide is turning against Iran
Al Arabiya English, By Heshmat Alavi Monday, 28 August 2017 As ISIS is losing ground in its two last enclaves of Raqqa and Deir el-Zor, there are many rightfully concerning reports of Iran seeking to chip further control in Syria. All the while, there are also signs of contradictory remarks heard…
Al Qaeda affiliate mining uranium to send to Iran, Somali official warns US ambassador
Fox News, By Catherine Herridge, Jake Gibson Thursday, 31 August 2017 An Al Qaeda affiliate has seized control of uranium mines in Africa with the intent of supplying the material to Iran, according to a diplomatic letter from a top Somali official appealing to the U.S. for "immediate military assistance."…
Iran murdered my brother in a 1988 massacre. Our father is still searching for his grave
IB Times, By Massoumeh Raouf Wednesday, 30 August 2017 The West's indifference to Iran's historic crimes lets my brother's killers get away with murder. On a cold day in March 1988, my colleague came to me and said "Masoumeh, Masoumeh, you have a letter". Receiving a letter is a routine for…
Kredo: Hypocritical for Companies to Take Stand Against Trump But Not Iran
Washington Free Beacon Staff Tuesday, 29 August 2017 Washington Free Beacon reporter Adam Kredo said Tuesday that it's fair to level accusations of hypocrisy against companies doing business in Iran that pulled out of President Donald Trump's CEO Council. Kredo appeared on "Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler" to discuss companies operating in Iran…
Why and how to tighten the screws on Iran
Washington Examiner, By Alireza Jafarzadeh Thursday, 30 August 2017 Two years ago, nuclear negotiations concluded between Iran and the P5+1 group of nations, with the U.S. at its head. The resulting Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or the Iran nuclear deal, has accomplished little in the time since. Some may argue…
How to Get Out of the Iran Nuclear Deal
National Review, By John BoltonAugust 28, Monday, 28 August 2017   Although candidate Donald Trump repeatedly criticized Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement, his administration has twice decided to remain in the deal. It so certified to Congress, most recently in July, as required by law. Before the second certification, Trump asked…
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External Links

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…