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Patrick J. Kennedy: The illusion of Iranian moderation
By Patrick J. Kennedy, Providence JournalThursday, 14 January 2016 Countless instances since the 2013 election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani — including most recently the state-sanctioned torching of the Saudi embassy in Tehran — should have dispelled the notion that we are dealing with a moderate reformist at the helm of…
Madaya siege marks Hezbollah’s eternal disgrace
By Diana Moukalled, Al Arabiya NewsTuesday, 12 January 2016 Last week, the media circulated a video of a Syrian boy called Mohammed, who said he had not eaten in days due to the siege on the town of Madaya. “I swear to God I’m hungry,” he said, but his withered face,…
“Tearing my heart to pieces” – a mother’s story from prison in Iran
By Narges Mohammadi, Evin Prison, Iran,  The article was published by Amnesty International on 4 August 2015 Narges Mohammadi has been in and out of prison for more than a decade for her support of human rights in Iran. Three months since her most recent imprisonment, she writes this personal…
Three Decades of Iranian terrorism in the Gulf
By Adhwan Alahmari, Alsharq Al-AwsatSunday, 9 January 2016 It began by commotions during the major pilgrimage and targeting oil refineries, and ended with militias Iran Probe- Khobar Towers bombing by Iranian regime's terrorists in Saudi Arabia, June 1996 Iran’s threats to Gulf countries are not new and nor did they suddenly…
The fate of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani
By Diana Moukalled, Al Arabiya NewsTuesday, 5 January 2016 A video was recently leaked purportedly showing Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard's elite Quds Force, while he visited fighters in the Syrian city of Aleppo - or at least that's what the video's title claimed. Like all his photos…
Iranian Exiles Have Suffered as We Have Ignored Tehran’s Expanding Influence in Iraq
Leo McCloskey | Oct 06, 2015: Much of the world’s attention remains focused on Iraq today, nearly four years after the official end of the US-Iraq War. Of course there’s good cause for this, as the country is in flames. But for all that the media talks about Iraq, there is…
Arnold Beichman was an author, scholar, and a critic of communism. At the time of his death, he was a Hoover Institution research fellow and a columnist for The Washington Times.
By Arnold Beichman, The Washington TimesTuesday, 27 May 2003 Rudyard Kipling called the late 19th-century struggle between Britain and Russia for dominance in the Caucasus and Central Asia with spies, secret plots and lots of assassinations “The Great Game.” Updating Kipling, I am adding a new sobriquet for the 15-year-old seduction…
Allan Gerson is a Washington DC attorney who is recognized as having engineered a practical basis for suing foreign governments for acts of terrorism.
By Allan Gerson, The Huffington Post11 October 2011 What is an organization deemed by the US State Department to be dedicated to terrorism -- an FTO, or Foreign Terrorist Organization -- supposed to do when it believes the charge is spurious? Clearly, the consequences of such a determination are enormous because…
Market in Irbil
By Ali Safavi, The Huffington Post25 May 2011 One of the unsubstantiated allegations against the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI / MEK) is that it was involved in the suppression of Iraqi Kurds and Shiites in the aftermath of Operation Desert Storm in 1991. The source of this allegation, which later found its…
Iran: Lessons learned from thirteen years of Iran’s nuclear deceptions
FoxNews.com, 14 August 2015 By Alireza Jafarzadeh Thirteen years ago on August 14th I walked into the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. to reveal the existence of Natanz and Arak nuclear sites in Iran for the first time. Little I knew that the revelation would trigger an international response…
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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…