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Iranian regime's suppressive forces beating women at the street
by Ben Cohen, The Tower Sunday, 6 March 2016 You don’t hear that much these days about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the former Iranian president whose penchant for denying the Holocaust at every opportunity became legendary. If conventional wisdom is to be taken at face value, the reason for that is simple: The era…
 Members of Iran's paramilitary Basij militia parade in front the former US embassy in Tehran on November 25, 2011 to mark the national Basij week. Iran has dismissed a US news report implicating it in a chemical weapons cache uncovered in Libya, saying it was a champion in fighting to eradicate such arms. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images
By Russ Read, Daily CallerMonday, 29 February 201 The Iranian elections are being hailed as a victory for moderates, and therefore President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal, but according to experts, the so-called moderate victory is not what it seems. Iranians took to the polls Friday in what could be one of the…
Rouhani is a Mullah just like Khamenei
By Ilan Berman, USA TodayTuesday,1 March 2016 Just like the Iran nuclear deal, these elections don't change the character of a regime bent on expanding its power. On Friday, Iranians went to the polls to cast their votes in two crucial electoral contests. The first was to appoint representatives to…
Khamenei embracing Hezbollah leader Nasrallah
Al-ArabiyaTuesday, 1 March 2016 To understand why Hezbollah has expanded beyond Lebanon into Syria and Yemen, we have to look at it as a limited-liability company that provides services to its owner, the Iranian regime. The party reportedly receives $900 million annually from Tehran. In return, Hezbollah undertakes multiple tasks.…
Rouhani is not a moderate
Joseph Klein, Frontpage MagazineTuesday, 1 March 2016 Why the theocratic regime is as threatening as ever Iran held an election last week to fill seats in its clerical body known as the Assembly of Experts, which would select Ayatollah Khamenei’s successor as Supreme Leader, as well as seats in Iran’s parliament.  Focusing…
Hezbollah, proxy group fighting in Syria and Lebanon in favor of Iran
Asharq Al-AwsatMonday, 29 February 2016 The former Secretary General of Hezbollah Sheikh Subhi Al-Tufayli warned of a scheme to drag Lebanon into a civil war and said that “We will see bitter days the like of which Lebanon has not seen before and Hezbollah will not be able to withstand…
Appeasement, Obama style may not represent something new under the sun, but it’s a new low
By Scott Johnson, Power Line BlogSaturday, 27 February 2016 One thing George W. Bush got right: the Islamic Republic of Iran is an evil regime. It seems an elementary point. It seems obvious. The regime is responsible for the murder and disfigurement of many Americans. It is the proud supporter of…
Iranian women demand their rights
By Ahmad RahbarMonday, 29 February 2016 Fundamentalism under the banner of Islam, rising to power after Khomeini hijacked the 1979 revolution in Iran, has an enmity targeting women more than men. Misogynist policies are one of the main driving forces of this new phenomenon that actually belongs to the Middle…
Iran, Russia fight Assad's war for him (Al-Watan, Saudi Arabia)
Asharq Al-AwsatFriday, 26 Febuary 2016 Last week I enjoyed reading an article by the American writer Thomas Friedman entitled ‘The Many Mideast Solutions’ about what Middle East the next US president should expect to see. Before that, a friend of mine who is a senior researcher in International Affairs at…
Iran Women tear-gassed by the Iranian regime's suppressive forces during protests in June, 2009.
By Nahid Hematabadi, The DiplomatMonday, 22 February 2016 Iran’s theocracy has waged a long war against the nation’s artists. It was around this time 37 years ago when a popular uprising overthrew the Shah of Iran and established democracy in the midst of the ancient culture of my home country. It…
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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…