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Much of the Iranian Public Wants Regime Change and Should be Given Western Support
Iran Focus, By Jubin Katiraie Wednesday, 14 July 2017 As the May 19 Iranian presidential elections drew close, reports continually surfaced of rising levels of political activity on the streets of major cities, which was aimed not at encouraging the election of any candidate but at boycotting the election and declaring…
Yemen: A new Mideast flash point?
American Thinker, By Heshmat Alavi Thursday, 13 June 2017 With the new U.S. administration blueprinting its Iran policy after escalating developments in Syria and the recent attacks in Tehran, one major battleground between the two arch-rivals is set to be Yemen.  Sitting at the opening of a major waterway through which…
Just because ISIS attacked Iran doesn't mean Iran isn't supporting terrorism
Washington Examiner, By Amir Basiri Monday, 12 June 2017 As all acts of terrorism go, Wednesday's twin attacks, carried out by the Islamic State against Iran's parliament and the tomb of the Islamic Republic's founder, were heinous crimes that shed the blood of defenseless civilians. The attacks drew condemnations from heads…
Another Iran deal low for the Obama administration
New York Post, Editorial Board Sunday, 11 June 2017 Just a week after the US Senate failed to stop the Iran nuclear deal, Tehran launched a major cyberattack on the State Department — and the Obama administration kept it secret. The Washington Free Beacon broke the story last week, revealing…
Analysis: Iran’s Khamenei and IRGC capitalizing on recent attacks
Al Arabiya English, By Heshmat Alavi Monday, 12 June 2017 The remarks made by Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei can be viewed as seeking to capitalize on the recent attacks in Tehran that left 17 dead and dozens more wounded. “If the Islamic Republic had not taken a stance in the center…
John and Barbara Ratcliffe at home in Hampshire  -  Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe with her husband Richard Ratcliffe and their daughter Gabriella
The Telegraph, By Radhika Sanghani Saturday, 10 June 2017  John and Barbara Ratcliffe’s home in Hampshire is easy to find. It is the only property on their leafy road in Fleet with a bright yellow banner hanging on the hedge, that reads: ‘Free Nazanin. Bring Our Girls Back’. The ‘girls’ are their…
Clockwise from upper left: A U.S. plane sits on the tarmac of Geneva’s airport Jan. 17, 2016, awaiting the arrival of some of the Americans freed by Iran in a prisoner swap with the United States. Those held by Iran included former Marine Amir Hekmati, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Idaho pastor Saeed Abedini, private investigator and retired FBI and DEA agent Robert Levinson, Massachusetts student Matthew Trevithick and Nosratollah Khosravi-Roodsari (not pictured). | AP and Getty Photos
The Washington Examiner By Joel Gehrke  Thursday, 8 June 2017 Justice Department officials feared "reprisal" from their superiors if they proceeded with counterterrorism investigations against Iranian terrorist proxies while the Obama administration pursued a nuclear agreement, according to a former government adviser. David Asher, an advisory board member for the Foundation…
Smoke rises from the al-Mishlab district at Raqqa's southeastern outskirts
The Atlanic By Ali Alfoneh  Friday, 9 June 2017  A tactical alliance against ISIS begins to fray, and it’s not clear what will take its place. The assault on Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State’s self-declared caliphate, is about to begin, and the end of ISIS is in sight.…
ISIS Attacks On Iran Should Make The Regime Reflect
Daily Caller, By Shahriar Kia Friday, 9 June 2017 At a time when Iran is engulfed in a conglomerate of domestic and international crises, the regime witnessed two unexpected attacks by ISIS against its godfather in Tehran, marking the first such attack by the terror group on Iranian soil. Parallel…
In Syria, Iran and the Islamic State are mutually dependent
Washington Examiner, By Tom Rogan Thursday, 8 Jun 2017 On Thursday, the United States military bombed Iranian-controlled forces in southern Syria. It also shot down one of their drones. With three tweets, a U.S. spokesman explained what happened. "U.S. conducted strikes against two technical vehicles that we were assessed to be…
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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…