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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…
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."…
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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…