Iran- Sanctions: Iran sanctions lifted: Now what?
By Jennifer Rubin, Washington PostMonday, 18 January 2016 With the lifting of international sanctions and the influx of more than $100 billion to Iran, the West has lost virtually any leverage it has over Tehran. We have already seen that rather than strictly interpret the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the Obama administration…
Iran- extremism: ‘Irany,’ Tehran’s own brand of irony
By Gen. Hugh Shelton, Washington TimesWednesday, 20 January  2016 The Islamic regime exhibits moderation in word, extremism in deed The single greatest strategic challenge the United States faces in 2016 remains the Islamic Republic of Iran. Even though it released captive U.S. sailors, it remains a source of terror and sectarianism that keeps…
Iran- Sanction: Worldview: U.S.-Iran relations unchanged
Philadelphia InquirerSaturday, 23 January 2016 Now that the Iran nuclear deal is a done deal, what next?More quickly than expected, Tehran has dismantled large portions of its nuclear program, leading to the lifting of the sanctions imposed on its nuclear activities.US former ambassador to Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan and an experienced…
Iran's moderate leader is nothing of the kind
By Christopher Booker, TelegraphSaturday, 23 January 2016 Hassan Rouhani who will be welcomed in Europe this week, but we should shun him, not roll out the red carpet Due this week to receive a red-carpet welcome in Paris and Rome,following that recent deal with the West which President Obama views as a…
Opinion: Who are Iran’s Friends?
By Salman Aldosary, Asharq Al-AwsatSaturday, 23 January 2016 It can be said that the stance taken by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) against Iran is considered the strongest stance taken by the organisation. The words that shaped the statement issued by the organisation formed a severe blow to Iranian policy…
Iran- Human rights: Time to get tough on Iranian president about dreadful human rights situation
By Hossein Abedini, The HillFriday, 20 January 2016 In December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly slammed the flagrant violations of human rights by the Iranian regime. The resolution criticized the Iranian regime's use of inhuman punishments, including flogging and amputations. The UN’s 61st resolution on human rights abuses in Iran…
Iran- Sanctions: Congress should keep foreign investors from working with Iran's Revolutionary Guard
The HillTuesday, 19 January 2016  Last weekend, the Obama administration and the European Union lifted sanctions against Tehran, less than a year after Iran and six world powers reached a nuclear deal. In preparation, the Islamic Republic has for months waged a charm to bring foreign investors to the Tehran Stock…
Normalizing Iran
In Syria, Bashar Assad is trying to bring his enemies to heel by blocking humanitarian convoys to desperate civilians living in besieged towns. The policy is called “starve or kneel,” and it is openly supported by Hezbollah and tacitly by Iran, which has deployed its elite Quds Force to aid…
Iran- terrorism: How does Iran build its terror networks throughout Latin America?
By Toby Dershowitz and Joseph Humire, The HillMonday, 18 January 2016 Iranian regime's senior officials found guilty for AMIA bombing  Will the presidential victory of Mauricio Macri in Argentina finally bring justice to the victims of the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires? Will it solve the…
Iran- Ministry of Intelligence: Targeting Camp Liberty resident
By Naser Faghihi In recent days the demonization campaign against the PMOI by the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security has Ali Asghar Karami targeted another member of this organization by the name of Ali Asghar Karami who is now residing in Camp Liberty in Iraq. Ali Asghar says:…
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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…